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It is rarely that the pleasures of the imagination will compensate for the pain of sleeplessness,

("Far from the Madding Crowd")

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Tess was awake before dawn - at the marginal minute of the dark when the grove is still mute, save for one prophetic bird who sings with a clear-voiced conviction that he at least knows the correct time of day, the rest preserving silence as if equally convinced that he is mistaken.
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Unto this wood I came As to a nest Dreaming that sylvan peace Offered the harrowed ease- Nature a soft release From men's unrest
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I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
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