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I begin, then, with some remarks about 'the meaning of a word.' I think many persons now see all or part of what I shall say: but ...
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun.
A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just
Begins to live
That day.
Hearing your words, and not a word among them
Tuned to my liking, on a salty day
...
Morgan: From tonight you shall get a penny for every mark on your face, sixpence for a bloody nose, a shilling for a black eye, an ...
Paul de Bursac: You don't think much of me, Captain Morgan. You're wondering why they have chosen me for this mission. I wonder to ...
Poetry is like making a joke. If you get one word wrong at the end of a joke, you've lost the whole thing.
There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about colored women, and if colored men get their rig ...
An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and sh ...
I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word, for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus.
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