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Tom had always thought that any woman was better than none, while Molly never felt that one man was quite as good as two.
Old Molly Means was a hag and a witch;
Chile of the devil, the dark, and sitch.
Her voice is thin and her moan is high,
And her cackling laugh or her barking cold
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Through the port comes the moon-shine astray!
It tips the guard's cutlass and silvers this nook;
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At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distractio ...
What is genius--but the power of expressing a new individuality?
It is not at all monstrous in me to say ... that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest artis ...
It is not merely the likeness which is precious ... but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing ... the fa ...
for whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
it's always ourselves we find in the sea
The Madcap Heiress, isn't that what the papers usually call her? Millions of dollars and no sense.
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