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'Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death. A word can send The crimson colour hurrying to the cheek. Hurrying with many meanings; or can turn The current cold and deadly to the heart. Anger and fear are in them; grief and joy Are on their sound; yet slight, impalpable:-- A word is but a breath of passing air.

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Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Letitia Elizabeth Landon, English poet and novelist, better known by her initials L.

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奇妙な謎、言葉の力です!人生は彼らの中にあり、死。真っ赤な色を頬に急いで送る一言。多くの意味で急いで;または現在の寒さと致命的な心を変えることができます。怒りと恐れが彼らの中にあります。悲しみと喜びは彼らの音にあります。それでもわずかで、非常に重要です。--一言は、通過する空気の息です。

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