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The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
Here is my journey's end, here is my butt
And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.
A rotten carcass of a butt, not rigged,
Nor tackle, sail, nor mast--the very rats
Instinctively have quit it.
I believe that Harmon would be the easiest to defeat, though he might gain much strength from the Republicans. Clark would surely ...
All I have to do
is hear his name
...
I can't earn my own living. I could never make anything turn into money. It's like making fires. A careful assortment of paper, sh ...
...there is a difference between being convinced and being stubborn. I'm not certain what the difference is, but I do know that if ...
The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh: but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones. Many have fallen by the edge of ...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
This surface good-nature which captivates a new acquaintance and is no bar to treachery, which knows no scruple and is never at fa ...
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