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The one who comes to talk about others has his own axe to grind.
By Jesus's time the Law of Moses, originally established for the government of a semi-barbarous nation of herdsmen and hill-farmer ...
I've known ere now an interfering branch
Of alder catch my lifted ax behind me.
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It was the bad ax-helve someone had sold me
"Made on machine," he said, plowing the grain
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I read ... an article by a highly educated man wherein he told with what conscientious pains he had brought up all his children to ...
Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I ha ...
What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor?
. . . Look! this flesh how it crumbles to dust and is blown!
These bones, how they grind in the granite of frost and are noth
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Why do our bodies wear out? Why can't we just go on and on and on, accumulating a potentially infinite number of Frequent Flyer mi ...
But he sent her Good-by,
And said to be good,
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