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Her mind is inferior to that of man, and we know that it requires the strongest of minds to become a good politician.... She has n ...
Beware the dead. And hail them. They teach you drunkenness.
You have your own place to drink. Hail and beware them, when they
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The feet of the rats
scribble on the doorsills;
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Such is the never-failing beauty and accuracy of language, the most perfect art in the world; the chisel of a thousand years retou ...
the Mind of Man--
My haunt, and the main region of my song.
There is always a period when a man with a beard shaves it off. This period does not last. He returns headlong to his beard.
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
There should be weeping at a man's birth, not at his death.
What a grudge I am bearing the earth that has its arms about her,
what a grudge I am bearing against Death, that is standing in her
two eyes, and will not call me with a word.
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