burn ones candle at ends quotes

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When out an old mouse bolted in the wheats
With all her young ones hanging at her teats;
It is a great pity--but 'tis certain from every day's observation of man, that he may be set on fire like a candle, at either end- ...
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage at close of day;
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How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain ou ...
But then they danced down the street like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who inter ...
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
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Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps o ...
The happiest two-job marriages I saw during my research were ones in which men and women shared the housework and parenting. What ...
I'm a Nova Scotia bluenose. Since I was a baby, I've been watching men look at ships. It's easy to tell the ones they like. You're ...
Two pale drops of fire. Guttering on the vast consuming darkness. My sister and myself. Shortly they will burn no more.
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