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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteFASHION, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.



A king there was who lost an eye In some excess of passion; And straight his courtiers all did try To follow the new fashion.



Each dropped one eyelid when before The throne he ventured, thinking

'Twould please the king. That monarch swore He'd slay them all for winking.



What should they do? They were not hot To hazard such disaster; They dared not close an eye --dared not See better than their master.



Seeing them lacrymose and glum, A leech consoled the weepers: He spread small rags with liquid gum And covered half their peepers.



The court all wore the stuff, the flame Of royal anger dying. That's how court-plaster got its name Unless I'm greatly lying. --Naramy Oof

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMy face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBy his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids. With these words I can condition my mind to perform every action necessary for my success. I will act now. I will repeat these words again and again and again. I will walk where failures fear to walk. I will work when failures seek rest. I will act now for now is all I have. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when the failure will succeed. I am not a failure. I will act now. Success will not wait. If I delay, success will become wed to another and lost to me forever. This is the time. This is the place. I am the person.

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