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But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
Far in the night, as we were falling asleep on the bank of the Merrimack, we heard some tyro beating a drum incessantly, in prepar ...
Many waves are there agitated by the wind, keeping nature fresh, the spray blowing in your face, reeds and rushes waving; ducks by ...
That which we kept off, and toward which the waves were driving, was as dreary and harborless a shore as you can conceive. For hal ...
Vodka is our enemy, so let's finish it off.
People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but--" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the t ...
"Medusa, come, we'll turn him into stone," they shouted all together glaring down, "how wrong we were to let off Theseus lightly!"
Can't get Indiana off my mind, that's the place I long to see.
I know some lonely houses off the road
A robber'd like the look of,--
Wooden barred,
And windows hanging low,
The man who invented Eskimo Pie made a million dollars, so one is told, but E.E. Cummings, whose verse has been appearing off and ...
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