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VIEW FROM A HILL

I am not yet quite over it.
I am lying down on top of it.
Surveying behind me a wasteland
Of dried-up promise.
While the lights below twinkle
With dull mocking uncertainty.
There isn't much left to look forward to,
And the looking forward of the past has been belied.


John Tottenham

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JOHN ADAMS
I Pray Heaven to Bestow The Best of Blessing on THIS HOUSE, and on All that shall hereafter Inhabit ...
JOHN ADAMS
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the...
JOHN GAY
Many hands make light work.
JOHN HEYWOOD
The strange power of art is sometimes it can show that what people have in common is more urgent tha...
JOHN BERGER
They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of ...
JOHN MORLEY
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
JOHN RUSKIN
Not too long ago, if you did 75 percent of the things you did right, it was okay. Now, if you don't ...
JOHN SPOELHOF
Weep no more, nor sigh, nor groan,
Sorrow calls no time that 's gone;
Violets plucked, the swe...
JOHN FLETCHER
Let me arrest thy thoughts; wonder with me, why plowing, building, ruling and the rest, or most of t...
JOHN DONNE
From man or angel the great Architect did wisely to conceal, and not divulge his secrets to be scann...
JOHN MILTON