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If true that notion, which but few contest,
That in the way of wit short things are best,
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Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words.
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us.
When a man of sense happens to be in that disagreeable situation in which he is obliged to ask himself more than once, What shall ...
One short sleep past, we wake eternally,
And Death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die!
How else is the famous short story 'A study in Abjection' to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently ...
The empty, the one, the unmoved, the full, satiation, wanting nothing--that would be my evil: in short, dreamless sleep.
What is our life? a play of passion;
Our mirth the music of division;
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Thus is Paradise to be Regained, and that old and stern decree at length reversed. Man shall no more earn his living by the sweat ...
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