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Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
[In government] the constant aim is to divide and arrange the several offices in such a manner as that each may be a check on the ...
He took control of me for forty-five minutes. This time I'll have control over him for the rest of his life. If he gets out fiftee ...
I've been up the mountain and I had a choice. Should I come down? So I came down. God said, "Okay, you've been up on the mountain, ...
Come on, untie me or I'm gonna call your parents.
When you go out, check the look of the sky; when you come in, check the looks on people's faces.
Though I knit my brow,
my gaze is fixed
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But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for ...
It is useless to check the vain dunce who has caught the mania of scribbling, whether prose or poetry, canzonets or criticisms,--l ...
How sour sweet music is,
When time is broke and no proportion kept!
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