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AYE, BY THE HEAVENS, IT WAS A BALL OF GOLD.

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I MET A SEER.

HE HELD IN HIS HANDS

THE BOOK OF WISDOM.

“SIR,” I ADDRESSED HIM,

“LET ME READ.”

“CHILD—“ HE BEGAN.

“SIR,” I SAID,

“THINK NOT THAT I AM A CHILD,

“FOR ALREADY I KNOW MUCH

“OF THAT WHICH YOU HOLD.

“AYE, MUCH.”

HE SMILED.

THEN HE OPENED THE BOOK

AND HELD IT BEFORE ME.—

STRANGE THAT I SHOULD HAVE GROWN SO SUDDENLY BLIND.

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ON THE HORIZON THE PEAKS ASSEMBLED;

AND AS I LOOKED,

THE MARCH OF THE MOUNTAINS BEGAN.

AS THEY MARCHED, THEY SANG,

“AYE! WE COME! WE COME!”

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THE OCEAN SAID TO ME ONCE,

“LOOK!

“YONDER ON THE SHORE

“IS A WOMAN, WEEPING.

“I HAVE WATCHED HER.

“GO YOU AND TELL HER THIS,—

“HER LOVER I HAVE LAID

“IN COOL GREEN HALL.

“THERE IS WEALTH OF GOLDEN SAND

“AND PILLARS, CORAL-RED;

“TWO WHITE FISH STAND GUARD AT HIS BIER.

“TELL HER THIS

“AND MORE,—

“THAT THE KING OF THE SEAS

“WEEPS TOO, OLD, HELPLESS MAN.

“THE BUSTLING FATES

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“HEAP HIS HANDS WITH CORPSES

“UNTIL HE STANDS LIKE A CHILD

“WITH SURPLUS OF TOYS.”

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THE LIVID LIGHTNINGS FLASHED IN THE CLOUDS;

THE LEADEN THUNDERS CRASHED.

A WORSHIPPER RAISED HIS ARM.

“HEARKEN! HEARKEN! THE VOICE OF GOD!”

“NOT SO,” SAID A MAN.

“THE VOICE OF GOD WHISPERS IN THE HEART

“SO SOFTLY

“THAT THE SOUL PAUSES,

“MAKING NO NOISE,

“AND STRIVES FOR THESE MELODIES,

“DISTANT, SIGHING, LIKE FAINTEST BREATH,

“AND ALL THE BEING IS STILL TO HEAR.”

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AND YOU LOVE ME

I LOVE YOU.

YOU ARE, THEN, COLD COWARD.

AYE; BUT, BELOVED,

WHEN I STRIVE TO COME TO YOU,

MAN’S OPINIONS, A THOUSAND THICKETS,

MY INTERWOVEN EXISTENCE,

MY LIFE,

CAUGHT IN THE STUBBLE OF THE WORLD

LIKE A TENDER VEIL,—

THIS STAYS ME.

NO STRANGE MOVE CAN I MAKE

WITHOUT NOISE OF TEARING.

I DARE NOT.

IF LOVE LOVES,

THERE IS NO WORLD

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NOR WORD.

ALL IS LOST

SAVE THOUGHT OF LOVE

AND PLACE TO DREAM.

YOU LOVE ME?

I LOVE YOU.

YOU ARE, THEN, COLD COWARD.

AYE; BUT, BELOVED—

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LOVE WALKED ALONE.

THE ROCKS CUT HER TENDER FEET,

AND THE BRAMBLES TORE HER FAIR LIMBS.

THERE CAME A COMPANION TO HER,

BUT, ALAS, HE WAS NO HELP,

FOR HIS NAME WAS HEART’S PAIN.

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I WALKED IN A DESERT.

AND I CRIED,

“AH, GOD, TAKE ME FROM THIS PLACE!”

A VOICE SAID, “IT IS NO DESERT.”

I CRIED, “WELL, BUT—

“THE SAND, THE HEAT, THE VACANT HORIZON.”

A VOICE SAID, “IT IS NO DESERT.”

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THERE CAME WHISPERINGS IN THE WINDS

“GOOD-BYE! GOOD-BYE!”

LITTLE VOICES CALLED IN THE DARKNESS:

“GOOD-BYE! GOOD-BYE!”

THEN I STRETCHED FORTH MY ARMS.

NO—NO—“

THERE CAME WHISPERINGS IN THE WIND:

“GOOD-BYE! GOOD-BYE!”

LITTLE VOICES CALLED IN THE DARKNESS:

“GOOD-BYE! GOOD-BYE!”

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I WAS IN THE DARKNESS;

I COULD NOT SEE MY WORDS

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
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