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Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge ...
The frowsy sponge boats keep coming in
with the obliging air of retrievers,
This race is never grateful: from the first,
One fills their cup at supper with pure wine,
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Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
Who wants always to look at a cafe or an altar or an oak tree with the first innocence and the limited understanding of a naive lo ...
"It looks as if
Some pallid thing had squashed its features flat
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Fame sometimes hath created something out of nothing. She hath made whole countries more than nature ever did, especially near the ...
Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem. Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry.
And even so, he's stale, he's been there too long.
Touch him, and you'll find he's all gone inside
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They live (when they live) in fear
of blinding, of burning, of choking under a
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