butterfly collector quotes

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It is blue-butterfly day here in spring....
God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
Here lies the body of William Jones
Who all his life collected bones,
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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
The book borrower of real stature whom we envisage here proves himself to be an inveterate collector of books not so much by the f ...
Why make so much of fragmentary blue
In here and there a bird, or butterfly,
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The butterfly, a cabbage-white,
(His honest idiocy of flight)
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My desire is that your office [the New York Customhouse] shall be conducted on strictly business principles.... In making appointm ...
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more th ...
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