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The Patient Ox (aka Hénock Gugsa)

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** TPO **
an irreligious blog
with egalitarian and individualist tendencies!


On the menu ... politics, music, poetry, and other good stuff.
There is humor, but there is blunt seriousness here as well!


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Saturday, April 17, 2010

"Much Madness is Divinest Sense" - by Emily Dickinson






Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
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"Much Madness is Divinest Sense"




Much Madness is divinest Sense—
To a discerning Eye—
Much Sense—the starkest Madness—
'Tis the Majority
In this, as All, prevail—
Assent—and you are sane—
Demur—you're straightway dangerous—
And handled with a Chain— 










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Lawrence Sterne (1713 - 1768)
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