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If the juggler is tired now, if the broom stands
In the dust again, if the table starts to drop
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God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
Here lies the body of William Jones
Who all his life collected bones,
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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
The great word Evolution had not yet, in 1860, made a new religion of history, but the old religion had preached the same doctrine ...
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the de ...
Too often when you thought you'd be showered with confetti
What they flung at you was a plate of hot spaghetti
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the expending of powers
On the flat ephemeral pamphlet and the boring meeting.
... we see the poor as a mass of shadow, painted in one flat grey wash, at the remote edges of our sunshine.
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