hook and ladder quotes

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I can't accept "our nervous age," since mankind has been nervous during every age. Whoever fears nervousness should turn into a st ...
From an old ruined fort on Staten Island, I have loved to watch all day some vessel whose name I had read in the morning through t ...
God seems to have left the receiver off the hook, and time is running out.
leaving the page of the book carelessly open,
something unsaid, the phone off the hook
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Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then argumentative, then disputatious, then unintelligible, then ...
The only difference between a man and woman climbing the ladder of success is that a woman is expected to put it in the closet whe ...
Rather would I have the love songs of romantic ages, rather Don Juan and Madame Venus, rather an elopement by ladder and rope on a ...
It could be clearly proved that by a practical nullification [by the South] of the Fifteenth Amendment the Republicans have for se ...
A hook shot kisses the rim and
hangs there, helplessly, but doesn't drop
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The foot of the heavenly ladder, which we have got to mount in order to reach the higher regions, has to be fixed firmly in every- ...
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