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HintStylistic device
So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. (Shakespeare, Sonnet 18)
The yellow fog that rubbs its back upon the window-panes, The yellow fog that rubs its muzzle on the window-panes. (T.S. Eliot
Peace, peace, thou hippotamus! (Ogden Nash
For thee I watch, whilst thou dost wake elsewhere. (Shakespeare, Sonnet 18)
Happy my studies, when by theses approved! Happier the author, when by these beloved! (Alexander Pope)
With wealth your state, your mind with arts, improve. (John Done)
All whom war, dearth, age, agues, tyrannies... (John Donne)
After the sunset and the dooryards and the sprinkled streets, (T.S. Eliot)
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth. (Thomas Gray)
Authors are partial to their wit, this true/ But are not Critics to their judgement too? (Alexander Pope)
HintStylistic device
When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush (Gerard Manley Hopkins)
Gobbets of blubber spill to wind and weather (Robert Lowell)
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay (Dylan Thomas)
Dizzle... splash
My love is like a red, red nose (Robert Burns)
She was very certain that life was a fashion show
A loud shirt
Fair Science frowned not on his humble birth, (Thomas Gray)
When I consider how my light is spent
Fair stood the wind for France, when we our sails advance (Michael Drayton

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