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The so-called new Russian man is characterized mainly by his complete exhaustion. You may find yourself wondering if he has the st ...
He was a laborer. Sweated his goods out for nine pound a week. He never had it so good.
Analogies between the stage and the screen assume that they deal with the same material. But they don't. The material of the scree ...
[Liberty] is a chore ... and a long-distance race, quite solitary, quite exhausting.
We will never be able to avoid conflicts entirely because parents' needs and children's needs are so often opposed. When we need t ...
Just getting in the pool for seven straight hours is unbearable to me.... It's grueling. There's nothing physically pleasurable ab ...
... the reason I keep doing it is for the tremendous rush I get at the end of any great swim.... there is ... nothing greater than ...
... the most extreme conditions require the most extreme response, and for some individuals, the call to that response is vitality ...
... marathon swimming is the most difficult physical, intellectual and emotional battleground I have encountered, and each time I ...
From age eleven to age sixteen I lived a spartan life without the usual adolescent uncertainty. I wanted to be the best swimmer in ...
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