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Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the de ...
Too often when you thought you'd be showered with confetti
What they flung at you was a plate of hot spaghetti
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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 ...
Maud went to college.
Sadie stayed at home.
Sadie scraped life
With a fine-tooth comb.
In Little Rock the people bear
Babes, and comb and part their hair
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And still we wear our uniforms, follow
The cracked cry of the bugles, comb and brush
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Pervading my being:
my dead wife's comb, in the room
as I tread on it.
You don't know what you might be if you would look beyond the ball, the opera, the fashion-plate--and right over the heads of the ...
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