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Eugene Field
(1850-1895) born on
Sep 02
US poet, journalist. He is best known for his children's poems.
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe -
Sailed on a river of crystal light
Into a sea of dew.

Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.
All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.
All through the five acts he played the King as though under momentary apprehension that someone else was about to play the Ace.
Here we have a baby. It is composed of a bald head and a pair of lungs.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."
R: In "...As One Mad With Wine," by Elyse and Mike Sommer, 1991.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: On Creston Clarke's performance of King Lear in Denver c. 1880; in "The Portable Woollcott," "Capsule Criticism," by Alexander Woollcott, 1946).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.

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