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The winter evening settles down
With smell of steaks in passageways.
Six o'clock.
The burnt-out ends of smoky days.
Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps o ...
The sailor is frankness, the landsman is finesse. Life is not a game with the sailor, demanding the long head--no intricate game o ...
I teazed him with fanciful apprehensions of unhappiness. A moth having fluttered round the candle, and burnt itself, he laid hold ...
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
...
it was my birthday, and a candle
burnt a sore spot on my finger, and I was told to be happy,
Time drops in decay,
Like a candle burnt out,
And the mountains and woods
Have their day, have their day....
So all were lost, which in the ship were found,
They in the sea being burnt, they in the burnt ship drown'd.
We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-aft ...
All's well that ends well! still the fine's the crown;
What e'er the course, the end is the renown.
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