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Telephone poles were matchsticks, put there to be snapped off at a whim. Dogs trotting across the road were suddenly big trucks. O ...
For youth is a frail thing, not unafraid.
Firstly inclined to take what it is told.
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Not the least vital of the problems which confront our country is the problem of her attitude towards those of her children who, h ...
Yet poetry, though the last and finest result, is a natural fruit. As naturally as the oak bears an acorn, and the vine a gourd, m ...
To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
A right rule for a club would be, Admit no man whose presence excludes any one topic. It requires people who are not surprised and ...
Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly and well. Unless a c ...
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
Never invite to dinner: those who won't decide until the last minute; those who come more than half an hour late; those who want t ...
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
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