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I have been required to put roots and shoots and little stems and tendrils together much as their author did, to wander discourage ...
I suppose the fact is that no friendship can stand the breakfast test.... Civilisation has done away with curl-papers, yet at that ...
Neat trick: to be roused to ambition and reconciled to one's mediocrity at the same time.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
We all bear traces of the starvation struggle which for so long made up the life of the race. Our very organism holds memories and ...
At fifteen one is first beginning to realize that everything isn't money and power in this world, and is casting about for joys th ...
I wonder that we Americans love our country at all, it having no limits and no oneness; and when you try to make it a matter of th ...
[There is a] no-win decision that innumerable people make, or try to make, or try to put off making daily: Whether to give up the ...
Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin.
It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
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