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AND AFTER I HAD MUSED A TIME,

I SAID OF MYSELF,

“FOOL!”

Lxi

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I

THERE WAS A MAN AND A WOMAN

WHO SINNED.

THEN DID THE MAN HEAP THE PUNISHMENT

ALL UPON THE HEAD OF HER,

AND WENT AWAY GAYLY.

Ii

THERE WAS A MAN AND A WOMAN

WHO SINNED.

AND THE MAN STOOD WITH HER.

AS UPON HER HEAD, SO UPON HIS,

FELL BLOW AND BLOW,

AND ALL PEOPLE SCREAMING, “FOOL!”

HE WAS A BRAVE HEART.

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Iii

HE WAS A BRAVE HEART.

WOULD YOU SPEAK WITH HIM, FRIEND?

WELL, HE IS DEAD,

AND THERE WENT YOUR OPPORTUNITY.

LET IT BE YOUR BRIEF

THAT HE IS DEAD

AND YOUR OPPORTUNITY GONE;

FOR, IN THAT, YOU WERE A COWARD.

Lxii

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THERE WAS A MAN WHO LIVED A LIFE OF FIRE.

EVEN UPON THE FABRIC OF TIME,

WHERE PURPLE BECOMES ORANGE

AND ORANGE PURPLE,

THIS LIFE GLOWED,

A DIRE RED STAIN, INDELIBLE;

YET WHEN HE WAS DEAD,

HE SAW THAT HE HAD NOT LIVED.

Lxiii

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THERE WAS A GREAT CATHEDRAL.

TO SOLEMN SONGS,

A WHITE PROCESSION

MOVED TOWARD THE ALTAR.

THE CHIEF MAN THERE

WAS ERECT, AND BORE HIMSELF PROUDLY.

YET SOME COULD SEE HIM CRINGE,

AS IN A PLACE OF DANGER,

THROWING FRIGHTENED GLANCES INTO THE AIR,

A-START AT THREATENING FACES OF THE PAST.

Lxiv

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FRIEND, YOUR WHITE BEARD SWEEPS THE GROUND.

WHY DO YOU STAND, EXPECTANT?

DO YOU HOPE TO SEE IT

IN ONE OF YOUR WITHERED DAYS?

WITH OUR OLD EYES

DO YOU HOPE TO SEE

THE TRIUMPHAL MARCH OF JUSTICE?

DO NOT WAIT, FRIEND?

TAKE YOUR WHITE BEARD

AND YOUR OLD EYES

TO MORE TENDER LANDS.

Lxv

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ONCE, I KNEW A FINE SONG,

—IT IS TRUE, BELIEVE ME,—

IT WAS ALL OF BIRDS,

AND I HELD THEM IN A BASKET;

WHEN I OPENED THE WICKET,

HEAVENS! THEY ALL FLEW AWAY.

I CRIED, “COME BACK, LITTLE THOUGHTS!”

BUT THEY ONLY LAUGHED.

THEY FLEW ON

UNTIL THEY WERE AS SAND

THROWN BETWEEN ME AND THE SKY.

Lxvi

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IF I SHOULD CAST OFF THIS TATTERED COAT,

AND GO FREE INTO THE MIGHTY SKY;

IF I SHOULD FIND NOTHING THERE

BUT A VAST BLUE,

ECHOLESS, IGNORANT,—

WHAT THEN!

Lxvii

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GOD LAY DEAD IN HEAVEN;

ANGELS SANG THE HYMN OF THE END;

PURPLE WINDS WENT MOANING,

THEIR WINGS DRIP-DROPPING

WITH BLOOD

THAT FELL UPON THE EARTH.

IT, GROANING THING,

TURNED BLACK AND BANK.

THEN FROM THE FAR CAVERNS

OF DEAD SINS

CAME MONSTERS, LIVID WITH DESIRE.

THEY FOUGHT,

WRANGLED OVER THE WORLD,

A MORSEL.

BUT OF ALL SADNESS THIS WAS SAD,—

A WOMAN’S ARMS TRIED TO SHIELD

THE HEAD OF A SLEEPING MAN

FROM THE JAWS OF THE FINAL BEAST.

Lxviii

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A SPIRIT SPED

THROUGH SPACES OF NIGHT;

AND AS HE SPED, HE CALLED,

“GOD! GOD!”

HE WENT THROUGH VALLEYS

OF BLACK DEATH-SLIME,

EVER CALLING,

“GOD! GOD!”

THEIR ECHOES

FROM CREVICE AND CAVERN

MOCKED HIM:

“GOD! GOD! GOD!”

FLEETLY INTO THE PLAINS OF SPACE

HE WENT, EVER CALLING,

“GOD! GOD!”

EVENTUALLY, THEN HE SCREAMED,

MAD IN DENIAL,

“AH, THERE IS NO GOD!”

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A SWIFT HAND,

A SWORD FROM THE SKY,

SMOTE HIM,

AND HE WAS DEAD.

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Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
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
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
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
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
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
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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