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Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps o ...
We shall achingcold be here
Not singing.
The sailor is frankness, the landsman is finesse. Life is not a game with the sailor, demanding the long head--no intricate game o ...
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-aft ...
If grief could burn out
Like a sunken coal,
The heart would rest quiet....
Two pale drops of fire. Guttering on the vast consuming darkness. My sister and myself. Shortly they will burn no more.
All's well that ends well! still the fine's the crown;
What e'er the course, the end is the renown.
She would rather light a candle than curse the darkness, and her glow has warmed the world.
"Let me not live," quoth he,
"After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff
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