„He made all Manhattan shake
and every street and sidewalk quake“

—  Mike Scott, Dream Harder (1993), Context: He made all Manhattan shake and every street and sidewalk quake his stratocaster caused the mighty Empire State to vibrate "The Return of Jimi Hendrix"
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It seemed the best thing to be up and go.“

—  William Empson English literary critic and poet 1906 - 1984
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Are the dreams all made solid
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„For one by one did quake the limbs of God.“

—  Empedocles, book On Nature
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