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Good swimmers drown and good riders get thrown.
He had first discovered a propensity for savagery in the acrid lavatories of a minor English public school where he used to press ...
O God, oh! of thine only worthy blood,
And my tears, make a heavenly Lethean flood,
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O you sand,
this is my command,
drown all men in slow breathless suffocation
then they may understand.
We have lingered in the chambers of the sea
By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown
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If any mention was made of homicide, madness, adultery, and intolerable tortures, we would let the church-bells ring louder, the c ...
A sympathetic person is placed in the dilemma of a swimmer among drowning men, who all catch at him, and if he give so much as a l ...
The world-spirit is a good swimmer, and storms and waves can not drown him. He snaps his fingers at laws; and so, throughout histo ...
Let a man attain the highest and broadest culture that any American has possessed, then let him die by sea-storm, railroad collisi ...
When the Church of Jesus
Shuts its outer door,
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