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... marathon swimming is the most difficult physical, intellectual and emotional battleground I have encountered, and each time I ...
The mountains look on Marathon--
And Marathon looks on the sea;
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I am the very pattern of a modern Major-Gineral,
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral;
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Truth-loving Persians do not dwell upon
The trivial skirmish fought near Marathon.
In their eyes I have seen
the pin men of madness in marathon trim
race round the track of the stadium pupil.
I am willing, for a money consideration, to test this physical strength, this nervous force, and muscular power with which I've be ...
I never thought I'd have such a luxurious life. A healthy husband ... beautiful little girl ... Jacuzzi and beer and fruitbowl and ...
All I want to do is speed, speed.
I can't remember what I was doing before running. I guess shopping, sewing, watching TV--gaining nothing.
Something in me wanted to find out how far I could run without stopping.
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