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I tawt I taw a puddy tat a-cweepin' up on me.
Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of coloured hair, écru lace and whalebones, the kind of sl ...
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, ...
I was so sick and faint, so overcome at the brutality of this fiendish sport, that I hardly heard the shouts of "Bravo! bravo!" an ...
Just before reaching the lighthouse, we saw the sun set in the Bay,--for standing on that narrow cape was, as I have said, like be ...
The next dam "was about fifteen miles" farther north, down the Allegash, and it was dead water so far. We had been told in Bangor ...
You are more than entitled not to know what the word 'performative' means. It is a new word and an ugly word, and perhaps it does ...
How often must I repeat, that I know or am conscious of my own being; and that I myself am not my ideas, but somewhat else, a thin ...
Science, after all, is only an expression for our ignorance of our own ignorance.
The royal refugee our breed restores
With foreign courtiers and with foreign whores,
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