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Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
When one tears away the veils and shows them naked, people's souls give off such a pungent smell of decay.
Many writers are neither spirit nor wine, but rather spirits- of-wine: they can catch fire, and then they give off heat.
"I have answered three questions, and that is enough,"
Said his father; "don't give yourself airs!
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To give money to a sufferer is only a come-off. It is only a postponement of the real payment, a bribe paid for silence, a credit ...
For, the expectation of gratitude is mean, and is continually punished by the total insensibility of the obliged person. It is a g ...
They learned to rattle the lock and key
To give whatever might chance to be,
Warning and time to be off in flight:
The others "acted" a role; I was the role. She who was Mary Garden died that it might live. That was my genius ... and my sacrific ...
While I am in favor of the Government promptly enforcing the laws for the present, defending the forts and collecting the revenue, ...
The great leading distinction between writing and speaking is, that more time is allowed for the one than the other, and hence dif ...
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