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A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
Watching old movies is like spending an evening with those people next door. They bore us, and we wouldn't go out of our way to se ...
To a traveler from the Old World, Canada East may appear like a new country, and its inhabitants like colonists, but to me, coming ...
So we took leave of Cape Cod and its inhabitants. We liked the manners of the last, what little we saw of them, very much. They we ...
Thus is Paradise to be Regained, and that old and stern decree at length reversed. Man shall no more earn his living by the sweat ...
Their leader was a handsome man about thirty years old, of good height, but not apparently robust, of gentlemanly address and faul ...
There came into the house a young maiden, but she seemed to be more than a thousand years old. She came into the house naked and h ...
The head must bow, and the back will have to bend,
Wherever the darkey may go;
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Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
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