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Life's a Dream: The Great Theatre of the World (Classic Reprint)
Calderon De La Barca
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Page 228 - Flores nocturnas son; aunque tan bellas, efímeras padecen sus ardores: pues si un día es el siglo de las flores, una noche es la edad de las estrellas.
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Page 132 - But with more of soul than it, I am grudged its liberty. And the beast was born, whose skin Scarce those beauteous spots and bars, Like to constellated stars, Doth from its great Painter win, Ere the instinct doth begin Of its fierceness and its pride, And its lair on every side It has measured far and nigh, While with better instinct I Am its liberty denied. Born the mute fish was also, Child of ooze and ocean s weed; Scarce a finny bark of speed To the surface brought, and lo!