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I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss ...
Writing or printing is like shooting with a rifle; you may hit your reader's mind, or miss it;Mbut talking is like playing at a ma ...
I think we should look forward to death more than we do. Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything, but dying is rea ...
Tragedy dramatizes human life as potentiality and fulfillment. Its virtual future, or Destiny, is therefore quite different from t ...
My grandfathers, my grandmothers and my mother hardly ever spanked at all. My grandfather said that if you spanked the little ones ...
Experienced sportsmen tell us that the best moment to shoot partridges is when they rise out of the corn. It is more difficult to ...
Miss Caswell: Now there's something a girl could make sacrifices for.
Bill: And probably has.
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When you're crowned Miss America, they put you up on a pedestal. People really look up to you and they think you're perfect. They ...
... they think that Miss America belongs to them! That they can touch her and give her a kiss on the cheek--or even on the lips!
"Miss Dudley ... gives one the idea of a lightly-sparred yacht in mid- ocean; unexpected; you ask yourself what the devil she is d ...
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