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But I can assure my readers that Walden has a reasonably tight bottom at a not unreasonable, though at an unusual, depth. I fathom ...
The pound of flesh which I demand of him
Is dearly bought as mine, and I will have it.
Ezra Pound still lives in a village and his world is a kind of village and people keep explaining things when they live in a villa ...
Not an inch of time can be held back.
A foot can be too long and an inch can be long enough.
With reason one can travel the world over; without it it is hard to move an inch.
A lost inch of gold may be reclaimed, but never a lost inch of time.
An inch of gold can not buy an inch of time.
An inch of time is worth more than a foot of jade.
After three years' study, you want to tell the world; after three more, you hardly want to move an inch.
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