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Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States ...
We're definite in Nova Scotia--'bout things like ships ... and fish, the best in the world.
I'm a Nova Scotia bluenose. Since I was a baby, I've been watching men look at ships. It's easy to tell the ones they like. You're ...
It is not generally remembered, if known, by the descendants of the Pilgrims, that when their forefathers were spending their firs ...
His breast was deep and white,
cold and caressable;
his eyes were red glass,
much to be desired.
Arthur was very small.
He was all white, like a doll
that hadn't been painted yet.
Art for art's sake, with no purpose, for any purpose perverts art. But art achieves a purpose which is not its own.
The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
The writing of a poem is like a child throwing stones into a mineshaft. You compose first, then you listen for the reverberation.
Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing. It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense of what can and cannot b ...
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