Dr John Celes
Silvered glass alone
Becomes mirrors fine!
For thirty silver pieces just,
Judas betrayed Christ.
A gold medal is worth
Many silver ones;
Under the silver moon
True lovers make love!
Silver metal is
Purified by fire;
The silver screen begets
Many an artiste good.
Silver vessels made
candle-sticks and trophies
are prized possessions!
There’s a silver lining
In every cloud;
Old books and paper, powder!
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(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
(27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953)
(January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931)
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
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