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The award of a pure gold medal for poetry would flatter the recipient unduly: no poem ever attains such carat purity.
Looking in on our academic circles was the usual quota of P.H.T.'s, the Putting Husband Throughs, young women who with high hopes ...
What a noble privilege is it of human reason to attain the knowledge of the supreme Being; and, from the visible works of nature, ...
I've been aboard this destroyer for two weeks now, and we've already been through four air attacks. I'm in the war at last, Doc. I ...
Winning brought me a wonderful sense of completeness.
It almost alarms me how free I feel on the ice. I don't think about the hospital or the groceries or the kids--I'm just in touch w ...
Successful crimes alone are justified.
If I'm on skates, I feel at home no matter what I'm doing. If they wanted me to sing and dance I think I could do it just because ...
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor.
I spend so many times for skating, and I gave up so many hobbies for this ... the Olympics are four years in time. And I am old.
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