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John Clare
July 13, 1793 - May 20, 1864
Nationality: English
Category: Poet
Subcategory: English Poet

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.


And all the charms of face or voice Which I in others see, Are but the recollected choice Of what I feel for thee.


Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares.


He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.


The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.


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