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Builder, in building the little house,
In every way you may please yourself;
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Thus with imagined wing our swift scene flies
In motion of no less celerity
Than that of thought.
Haste me to know it, that I with wings as swift
As meditation, or the thoughts of love,
May sweep to my revenge.
the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither
yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understan
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These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed inn ...
Building up a family's fortune is like moving earth with a needle, but losing a family's fortune can be as swift as a boat rushing ...
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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One moment, on the rapid's top, our boat
Hung poised --and then the darting river of Life
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Thinking is seeing.... Every human science is based on deduction, which is a slow process of seeing by which we work up from the e ...
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