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FAIN WOULD I HAVE MINE EYES EVEN WITH THEIR EYES.

FOOL, GO PLUCK A BOUGH AND WEAR IT.

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I

BLUSTERING GOD,

STAMPING ACROSS THE SKY

WITH LOUD SWAGGER,

I FEAR YOU NOT.

NO, THOUGH FROM YOUR HIGHEST HEAVEN

YOU PLUNGE YOUR SPEAR AT MY HEART,

I FEAR YOU NOT.

NO, NOT IF THE BLOW

IS AS THE LIGHTNING BLASTING A TREE,

I FEAR YOU NOT, PUFFING BRAGGART.

Ii

IF THOU CAN SEE INTO MY HEART

THAT I FEAR THEE NOT,

THOU WILT SEE WHY I FEAR THEE NOT,

AND WHY IT IS RIGHT.

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SO THREATEN NOT, THOU, WITH THY BLOODY SPEARS,

ELSE THY SUBLIME EARS SHALL HEAR CURSES.

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WITHAL, THERE IS ONE WHOM I FEAR;

I FEAR TO SEE GRIEF UPON THAT FACE.

PERCHANCE, FRIEND, HE IS NOT YOUR GOD;

IF SO, SPIT UPON HIM.

BY IT YOU WILL DO NO PROFANITY.

BUT I—

AH, SOONER WOULD I DIE

THAN SEE TEARS IN THOSE EYES OF MY SOUL.

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“IT WAS WRONG TO DO THIS,” SAID THE ANGEL.

“YOU SHOULD LIVE LIKE A FLOWER,

“HOLDING MALICE LIKE A PUPPY,

“WAGING WAR LIKE A LAMBKIN.”

“NOT SO,” QUOTH THE MAN

WHO HAD NO FEAR OF SPIRITS;

“IT IS ONLY WRONG FOR ANGELS

“WHO CAN LIVE LIKE THE FLOWERS,

“HOLDING MALICE LIKE THE PUPPIES,

“WAGING WAR LIKE THE LAMBKINS.”

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A MAN TOILED ON A BURNING ROAD,

NEVER RESTING.

ONCE HE SAW A FAT, STUPID ASS

GRINNING AT HIM FROM A GREEN PLACE.

THE MAN CRIED OUT IN A RAGE,

“AH! DO NOT DERIDE ME, FOOL!

“I KNOW YOU—

“ALL DAY STUFFING YOUR BELLY,

“BURYING YOUR HEART

“IN GRASS AND TENDER SPROUTS:

“IT WILL NOT SUFFICE YOU.”

BUT THE ASS ONLY GRINNED AT HIM FROM THE GREEN PLACE.

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A MAN FEARED THAT HE MIGHT FIND AN ASSASSIN;

ANOTHER THAT HE MIGHT FIND A VICTIM.

ONE WAS MORE WISE THAN THE OTHER.

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WITH EYE AND WITH GESTURE

YOU SAY YOU ARE HOLY.

I SAY YOU LIE;

FOR I DID SEE YOU

DRAW AWAY YOUR COATS

FROM THE SIN UPON THE HANDS

OF A LITTLE CHILD.

LIAR!

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THE SAGE LECTURED BRILLIANTLY.

BEFORE HIM, TWO IMAGES:

“NOW THIS ONE IS A DEVIL,

“AND THIS ONE IS ME.”

HE TURNED AWAY.

THEN A CUNNING PUPIL

CHANGED THE POSITIONS.

TURNED THE SAGE AGAIN:

“NOW THIS ONE IS A DEVIL,

“AND THIS ONE IS ME.”

THE PUPILS SAT, ALL GRINNING,

AND REJOICED IN THE GAME.

BUT THE SAGE WAS A SAGE.

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WALKING IN THE SKY,

A MAN IN STRANGE BLACK GARB

ENCOUNTERED A RADIANT FORM.

THEN HIS STEPS WERE EAGER;

BOWED HE DEVOUTLY,

“MY LORD,” SAID HE.

BUT THE SPIRIT KNEW HIM NOT.

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UPON THE ROAD OF MY LIFE,

PASSED ME MANY FAIR CREATURES,

CLOTHED ALL IN WHITE, AND RADIANT.

TO ONE, FINALLY, I MADE SPEECH:

“WHO ART THOU?”

BUT SHE, LIKE THE OTHERS,

KEPT COWLED HER FACE,

AND ANSWERED IN HASTE, ANXIOUSLY,

“I AM GOOD DEED, FORSOOTH;

“YOU HAVE OFTEN SEEN ME.”

“NOT UNCOWLED,” I MADE REPLY.

AND WITH RASH AND STRONG HAND,

THOUGH SHE RESISTED,

I DREW AWAY THE VEIL

AND GAZED AT THE FEATURES OF VANITY.

SHE, SHAMEFACED, WENT ON;

Questions & Answers

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Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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absolutely yes
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characteristics of micro business
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there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
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what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
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are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
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or in general
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in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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