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But psychoanalysis has taught that the dead--a dead parent, for example--can be more alive for us, more powerful, more scary, than ...
During the late war [the American Revolution] I had an infallible rule for deciding what [Great Britain] would do on every occasio ...
I am never tempted to pray but when a warm feeling for my friends comes athwart my heart.
I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, an ...
You have to be taught to leave us alone. Leave us alone.
If you did not suffer from emotions, from feelings, you could be as powerful as we are.
If I asked her master he'd give me a cask a day;
But she, with the beer at hand, not a gill would arrange!
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The lanky hank of a she in the inn over there
Nearly killed me for asking the loan of a glass of beer;
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A woman is a branchy tree
And man a singing wind;
And from her branches carelessly
He takes what he can find.
The time comes when our hearts sink utterly;
When we remember Deirdre and her tale,
And that her lips are dust.
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