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For the lips of a loose woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil; but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as ...
Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-e ...
Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like.
Edward: Edith, don't.
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Open the book. (The gilt rubs off the edges
of the pages and pollinates the fingertips.)
Maxims are sharp-edged half-truths.
Not honey, not the sweet
stain on the lips and teeth:
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A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
The moment when she crawled out onto the back of the open limousine in which her husband had been murdered was the first and last ...
My children cause me the most exquisite suffering of which I have any experience. It is the suffering of ambivalence: the murderou ...
We are but warriors for the working day.
Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirched
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