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All children's books are about ideals. Adult fiction sets out to portray and then explain the world as it really is; books for chi ...
There are no golden geese. There are only fat geese eating the food that could nourish more athletic opportunities for women.
They ... fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world.
This is mere madness,
And thus a while the fit will work on him.
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I would with such perfection govern, sir,
T'excel the golden age.
Virtue? a fig! 'tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I ha ...
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away; for now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth ...
Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or
the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broke
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For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.
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