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If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
This is a red wine glass. Can I get my water in a water glass, please?
The horned pout (Pimelodus nebulosus), sometimes called Minister, from the peculiar squeaking noise it makes when drawn out of the ...
You go back and tell them that the New York State Supreme Court rules there's no Santa Claus. It's all over the papers. The kids r ...
The river ... banks were seven or eight feet high, and densely covered with white and black spruce,--which, I think, must be the c ...
His usual note was this demoniac laughter, yet somewhat like that of a water-fowl; but occasionally, when he had balked me most su ...
During a walk or in a book or in the middle of an embrace, suddenly I awake to a stark amazement at everything. The bare fact of e ...
On starlight nights I used to pace up and down those long, cold streets, scowling at the little, sleeping houses on either side, w ...
A tree is beautiful, but what's more, it has a right to life; like water, the sun and the stars, it is essential. Life on earth is ...
There is something about poverty that smells like death. Dead dreams dropping off the heart like leaves in a dry season and rottin ...
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