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The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveal ...
Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.
Guilt pins a fig-leaf; Innocence is its own adorning.
The man who is ostentatious of his modesty is twin to the statue that wears a fig-leaf.
And if I should live to be
The last leaf upon the tree
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Virtue? a fig! 'tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away; for now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth ...
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the sea
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One falling leaf may herald the coming of autumn.
The Woman had once been supreme; in France she still seemed potent, not merely as a sentiment but as a force; why was she unknown ...
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