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I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing h ...
It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things. Names are everything. I never quarrel with actio ...
A spade is not a spade, and it is just
That any tremulous twisting of her lips
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His berd as any sowe or fox was reed,
And therto brood, as though it were a spade.
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When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health, that I discover that I have been def ...
By God, the old man could handle a spade.
Just like his old man.
The criterion which we use to test the genuineness of apparent statements of fact is the criterion of verifyability. We say that a ...
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of ...
Parenting is not logical. If it were, we would never have to read a book, never need a family therapist, and never feel the urge t ...
Once before a man's kiss tasted like that. He was put away in a psycho ward. I got the same taste the first time Grant kissed me. ...
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