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See the kind seed-receiving earth
To every grain affords a birth:
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It is beyond a doubt that during the sixteenth century, and the years immediately preceding and following it, poisoning had been b ...
Marriage is the only actual bondage known to our law. There remain no legal slaves, except the mistress of every house.
The old men of the village of Mahotière say that the Mistress of the Water is a mulatto woman. At midnight she comes out of the s ...
Mrs. de Winter: Mrs. Danvers must be furious with me.
Maxim de Winter: Oh, hang Mrs. Danvers! Why on earth should you be frig
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Of all the riddles of a married life, said my father ... there is not one that has more intricacies in it than this--that from the ...
Maid
of the luminous grey-eyes,
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Dread not infanticide; the crime is imaginary: we are always mistress of what we carry in our womb, and we do no more harm in dest ...
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy,
The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me,
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Let me see, what am I to buy for our sheep-shearing feast? Three pound of sugar, five pound of currants, rice--what will this sist ...
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