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But earthlier happy is the rose distilled
Than that which, withering on the virgin thorn,
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A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However ...
My Turn is the distilled bathwater of Mrs. Reagan's life. It is for the most part sweetish, with a tart edge of rebuke, but disapp ...
Its flowers' distilled honey is so sweet
It makes the butterflies intemperate.
I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn't pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how ...
Calm fell. From Heaven distilled a clemency;
There was peace on earth, and silence in the sky;
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Emerson said that the "scholar is man thinking." Had Southerners of that era taken seriously the famous lecture entitled "The Amer ...
Paper is cheap, and authors need not now erase one book before they write another. Instead of cultivating the earth for wheat and ...
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