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Words whispered on Earth are heard in Heaven like thunder; evil done in dark places the gods see like lightning.
'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies; runs with one, walks gravely with another; turns a third into ice, and ...
And set off briskly for so slow a thing,
Still going every which way in the joints, though,
...
Nothing is so beautiful as spring--
When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
...
that part of him that was left behind convulsed in undignified
haste,
...
Yet looks he like a king. Behold, his eye,
As bright as is the eagle's, lightens forth
Controlling majesty.
I watched Satan fall from heaven like a flash of lightning.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind ...
Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.
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