The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.
Her very frowns are fairer far
Than smiles of other maidens are.
Rage is essentially vulgar, and never more vulgar than when it proceeds from mortified pride, disappointed ambition, or thwarted willfulness.
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