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On the middle of that quiet floor
sits a fleet of small black ships,
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FROM his shoulder Hiawatha
Took the camera of rosewood,
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Life is hard, we say. An oyster's life is worse. She lives motionless, soundless, her own cold ugly shape her only dissipation ...
"Justice" was done, and the President of the Immortals, in Æschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess. And the d'Urber ...
He that outlives a wife whom he has long loved, sees himself disjoined from the only mind that has the same hopes, and fears, and ...
Do we write books so that they shall merely be read? Don't we also write them for employment in the household? For one that is rea ...
The populace is like the sea, motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
It is in this impossibility of attaining to a synthesis of the inner life and the outward that the inferiority of the biographer t ...
Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. To such an extent indeed that one day, finding myself at the deathbed of a woman ...
The huge black clock hand is still at rest but is on the point of making its once-a-minute gesture; that resilient jolt will set a ...
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