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Steam was till the other day the devil which we dreaded. Every pot made by any human potter or brazier had a hole in its cover, to ...
The normal family triangle, then, provides the daughter with a stage upon which to rehearse her separate identity. When the parent ...
"Medusa, come, we'll turn him into stone," they shouted all together glaring down, "how wrong we were to let off Theseus lightly!"
A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
There are lone figures armed only with ideas, sometimes with just one idea, who blast away whole epochs in which we are enwrapped ...
But this place is too cold for hell. I'll devil-porter it no further; I had thought to have let in some of all professions that go ...
There be some sports are painful, and their labor
Delight in them sets off. Some kinds of baseness
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The chief problem is, of course, whether the marching of the general spirit of things is heading consciously or sub- consciously t ...
I know some lonely houses off the road
A robber'd like the look of,--
Wooden barred,
And windows hanging low,
Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shi ...
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