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It was the world of Southern, rural, black growing up, of folks sitting on porches day and night, of folks calling your mama, 'cau ...
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is t ...
We've forgotten what it's like not to be able to reach the light switch. We've forgotten a lot of the monsters that seemed to live ...
Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth,
And thus do we of wisdom and of reach,
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The expense of spirit in a waste of shame
Is lust in action; and, till action, lust
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Children ... after a certain age do not welcome parental advice. Occasionally, they may listen to another adult, which is why perh ...
Sir Toby Belch. Pourquoi, my dear knight?
Sir Andrew Aguecheek. What is "pourquoi?" Do, or not do? I would I had bestowed tha
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Among all the modernized aspects of the most luxurious of industries, the model, a vestige of voluptuous barbarianism, is like som ...
And yet--it is not beauty that inspires the deepest passion. Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait. Beauty, without ex ...
The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pagea ...
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