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He asked water, and she gave him milk; she brought forth butter in
a lordly dish.
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A strange thing has happened--while all the other arts were born naked, this, the youngest, has been born fully- clothed. It can s ...
Titania. What, wilt thou hear some music, my sweet love?
Bottom. I have a reasonable good ear in music. Let's have the tongs
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Infants need the most sleep, and, what is more, get it. Stunning them with a soft, padded hammer is the best way to insure their g ...
Many hammer all over the wall and believe that with each blow they hit the nail on the head.
... this nation is rotten at the heart, and ... nothing but the most tremendous blows with the sledge-hammer of abolition truth, c ...
They say the sea is cold, but the sea contains
the hottest blood of all, and the wildest, the most urgent.
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Life is not precious, a thing to be cherished. The soul and the mind are the instruments God gives us for our use and half of us d ...
Whatever has made, or does make, or may make music, should be held sacred as the golden bridle-bit of the Shah of Persia's horse, ...
Actual philosophers ... are commanders and law-givers: they say "thus it shall be!", it is they who determine the Wherefore and Wh ...
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