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Short Stories: The Piazza by Herman Melville

  The Piazza by Herman Melville   “With fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele–” When I removed into the country, it was to occupy an old-fashionedfarm-house, which had no piazza–a deficiency the more regretted,because not only ...

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A poem by Herman Melville: Epilogue

  Epilogue _If Luther’s day expand to Darwin’s year,_ _Shall that exclude the hope–foreclose the fear?_ Unmoved by all the claims our times avow, The ancient Sphinx still keeps the porch of shade; And comes Despair, whom not her calm ...

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