hottentot fig quotes

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Virtue? a fig! 'tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
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 ...
The Woman had once been supreme; in France she still seemed potent, not merely as a sentiment but as a force; why was she unknown ...
The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveal ...
I could say much about politics, our only entertainment here, but you would not care a fig about that.
Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.
... it is use, and use alone, which leads one of us, tolerably trained to recognize any criterion of grace or any sense of the fit ...
Surely I remember the hooks
of her fingers curled on mine, though even now
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Guilt pins a fig-leaf; Innocence is its own adorning.
A fig for
The seal of fire,
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