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The lotus, though lovely, requires its green leaves for support.
"O life of this our Spring! why fades the lotus of the water?
Why fade these children of the Spring,born but to smile and fal
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For I must tell you, I was given to understand in my childhood, that the British island from which my forefathers came, was no lot ...
[A toad-eater] is a metaphor taken from a mountebank's boy who eats toads in order to show his master's skill in expelling poison. ...
It's a mining town in lotus land.
Pale hands, pink-tipped, like Lotus buds that float
On those cool waters where we used to dwell,
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Who lives longer: the man who takes heroin for two years and dies, or the man who lives on roast beef, water and potatoes till nin ...
The dangers of mass culture are much easier to define than the ideals. The foremost one, which may negate all the ideals, is an ov ...
Only the other day I was inquiring of an entire bed of old- fashioned roses, forced to listen to my ramblings on the meaning of th ...
Therefore, you will take note here my Drinkers, that the means of holding and maintaining a newly conquered country is not (as was ...
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