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Long ago I added to the true old adage of "What is everybody's business is nobody's business," another clause which, I think, more ...
Well, the wedding is over, the good folks are joined for better for worse--a shocking clause that!--'tis preparing one to lead a l ...
...feminism differs from reform of any kind, even franchise reform. Feminists, I should say, are not reformers at all, but rather ...
In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no form; only some irresponsible shadow; oftener some monied corpo ...
The clause which lived twenty-four hours in the Alabama Constitution, granting to taxpaying women owning $500 worth of property th ...
A servant with this clause
Makes drudgery divine:
Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws
Makes that and th' action fine.
To-day women constitute the only class of sane people excluded from the franchise ...
Many famous feet have trod
Sublunary paths, and famous hands have weighed
...
One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is word-order. For us, the most emphatic place in a clause or sente ...
Back then we were better-behaved than you young boys today; we were better instructed; so I start in my bestest French: "Mademoise ...
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