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It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
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Robert Southey

English poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843)

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