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Builder, in building the little house,
In every way you may please yourself;
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But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
A certain secret jealousy of the British Minister is always lurking in the breast of every American Senator, if he is truly democr ...
It is an old saying in the town that "most any fellow with a chaw in his jaw can sit on his front porch and spit down the chimney ...
I change, and so do women too;
But I reflect--which women seldom do.
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A year at the breast is quite enough; children who are suckled longer are said to grow stupid, and I am all for popular sayings.
There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast.
The swallow leaves her nest,
The soul my weary breast;
Memory will lay its hands
Upon your breast
And you will understand
My hatred.
What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, ...
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