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Boswell, when he speaks of his Life of Johnson, calls it my magnum opus, but it may more properly be called his opera, for it is t ...
Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang
and stood
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The gentlemen [at a ball], as they passed and repassed, looked as if they thought we were quite at their disposal, and only waitin ...
O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us
To see oursels as others see us!
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She knew that Marcel needed her and that she needed this need, that it kept her alive night and day; especially at night when he d ...
"I have answered three questions, and that is enough,"
Said his father; "don't give yourself airs!
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The poverty from which I have suffered could be diagnosed as "Soho" poverty. It comes from having the airs and graces of a genius ...
With what joy I begin to read a poem, which I confide in as an inspiration! And now my chains are to be broken; I shall mount abov ...
Only you women have to put these airs on
To impress men. You've got us so ashamed
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O Sovereign of the willing soul,
Parent of sweet and solemn-breathing airs,
Enchanting shell!
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