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Them old masters, when they got mad, had no mercy on a nigger--they'd cut a nigger all up in a hurry--cut 'em all up into strings, ...
The cowboy ... is well on his way to becoming a figure of magnificent proportions. Bowlegged and gaunt, he stands as the apotheosi ...
Evening attend two "fandangos." Girls not very pretty but exceedingly graceful. [You] pay a dime for a figure and refreshments for ...
Milton, Madam, was a genius that could cut a Colossus from a rock; but he could not carve heads upon cherry-stones.
Thou wast a pretty fellow when thou hadst no need to care for her frowning; now thou art an O without a figure. I am better than t ...
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome a ...
Here lies a man who was killed by lightning;
He died when his prospects seemed to be brightening.
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Let the wise also hear and gain in learning, and the discerning acquire skill, to understand a proverb and a figure, the words of ...
The possibilities of the art of combination are not infinite, but they tend to be frightful. The Greeks engendered the chimera, a ...
Why, did you ever know a conceited man dare to praise a picture? The one thing he dreads (next to not being noticed) is to be prov ...
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