icing on the cake quotes

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The first year was like icing.
Then the cake started to show through.
"It is such a beautiful day I had to write you a letter
From the tower, and to show I'm not mad:
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It is the place where all the aspirations of the Western World meet to form one vast master aspiration, as powerful as the suction ...
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
A rich man was never insulted in his life: but this man must be stung. A rich man was never in danger from cold, or hunger, or war ...
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for ...
Some bring a capon, some a rural cake,
Some nuts, some apples; some that think they make
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Your mind now, moldering like wedding-cake,
heavy with useless experience, rich
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All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the ...
The post-office appeared a singularly domestic institution here. Ever and anon the stage stopped before some low shop or dwelling, ...
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