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Pain hardens, and great pain hardens greatly, whatever the comforters say, and suffering does not ennoble, though it may occasiona ...
I ain't got time to learn. I can work like mans now.
"Jim," she said earnestly, "if I was put down there in the middle of the night, I could find my way all over that little town; and ...
As I confronted her, the changes grew less apparent to me, her identity stronger. She was there, in the full vigour of her persona ...
There seemed to be nothing to see; no fences, no creeks or trees, no hills or fields. If there was a road, I could not make it out ...
On starlight nights I used to pace up and down those long, cold streets, scowling at the little, sleeping houses on either side, w ...
I kept as still as I could. Nothing happened. I did not expect anything to happen. I was something that lay under the sun and felt ...
As we walked homeward across the fields, the sun dropped and lay like a great golden globe in the low west. While it hung there, t ...
In the course of twenty crowded years one parts with many illusions. I did not wish to lose the early ones. Some memories are real ...
There were no clouds, the sun was going down in a limpid, gold-washed sky. Just as the lower edge of the red disk rested on the hi ...
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