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If you believe in the soul, do not clutch at sensual sweetness before it is ripe on the slow tree of cause and effect.
Anyone could lick a child all over as if it were a puppy or a kitten--but where had that thought come from? What a strange thing t ...
My dear, it was a moment
to clutch at for a moment
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I can counterfeit the deep tragedian,
Speak, and look back, and pry on every side,
...
The tender skin does not shrink from bayonets, the timid woman is not scared by fagots; the rack is not frightful, nor the rope ig ...
The present century has not dealt kindly with the farmer. His legends are all but obsolete, and his beliefs have been pared away b ...
Professor Bloom is a finished example of the new womanly man. His moral nature is simple and lovable. Many have found him a dear m ...
"you were with me all day; stood with me, sat with me, talked with me, looked at me, ate with me, drank with me; and yet, your las ...
It was at that moment, just after Krug had fallen through the bottom of a confused dream and sat up on the straw with a gasp--and ...
Back then we were better-behaved than you young boys today; we were better instructed; so I start in my bestest French: "Mademoise ...
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