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Some movement is reversed and the urgent masks
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all the clocks in the city
Began to whirr and chime:
"O let not Time deceive you,
You cannot conquer Time.
It always appeared to me that he estimated the compositions of Richardson too highly, and that he had an unreasonable prejudice ag ...
In comparing these two writers, he [Samuel Johnson] used this expression: "that there was as great a difference between them as be ...
They own Spode, Lowestoft, candelabra,
Mantels, and hostess gowns, and sunburst clocks,
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The learned professors have been at considerable pains in their attempts to make a distinction between tools and implements on the ...
At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
All the accumulations of life, that wear us out--clocks,
bodies, consciousness, shoe, breasts--begotten sons--your Communism-
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O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks,
Or make the sun forget his motion!
We all run on two clocks. One is the outside clock, which ticks away our decades and brings us ceaselessly to the dry season. The ...
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