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A petty bureaucrat always watches his superior's countenance, just as a boatman trims his sails according to the force of the wind ...
And my eyes are blue;
So ferry me across the water,
...
"Ferry me across the water,
Do, boatman, do."
"If you've a penny in your purse
I'll ferry you."
The utmost familiarity with dead streams, or with the ocean, would not prepare a man for this peculiar navigation; and the most sk ...
The other evening I was determined that I would silence this shallow din; that I would walk in various directions and see if there ...
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