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As to moral courage, I have rarely met with two o'clock in the morning courage; I mean instantaneous courage.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
It's a very odd thing--
As odd as can be--
That whatever Miss T. eats
Turns into Miss T.;
Et Saint Apollinaire, raide et ascétique,
Vieille usine désaffectée de Dieu, tient encore
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Je célébrai mon jour de fête
Dans une oasis d'Afrique
Vêtu d'une peau de girafe.
C'est à Paris que je me coiffe
Casque noir de jemenfoutiste.
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
Gillian Taylor: You're from outer space?
James T. Kirk: No, I'm from Iowa; I work in outer space.
You played a party with a prince and Miss de Zuylen. You was shocked, or rather offended, with her unlimited vivacity.
[T]ea, that uniquely English meal, that unnecessary collation at which no stimulants--neither alcohol nor meat--are served, that c ...
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