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I am willing, for a money consideration, to test this physical strength, this nervous force, and muscular power with which I've be ...
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it ...
"I'd like to taste," he said, "the inside of your mouth. God, how I'd like to be a goblin-sized Gulliver and explore that cave." ...
... but by that time a lot of sea had rolled by and Lucette was too tired to wait. Then the night was filled with the rattle of an ...
His reversed body gracefully curved, his brown legs hoisted like a Tarentine sail, his joined ankles tacking, Van gripped with spl ...
Why is it so difficult--so degradingly difficult--to bring the notion of Time into mental focus and keep it there for inspection? ...
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