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There's no law against taking off a spaceship. It's never been done so they haven't gotten around to prohibiting it.
To recover a buried treasure without having it disappear miraculously in the process, one must be entitled to it, and also be will ...
"English! they are barbarians; they don't believe in the great God." I told him, "Excuse me, Sir. We do believe in God, and in Jes ...
The meteor that thrusts in with needle bill,
And off a blossom in mid-air stands still.
Men especially need to communicate. To tell people years after the fact that they were the priority is the coward's way. If men ca ...
Finishing schools in the fifties were a good place to store girls for a few years before marrying them off, a satisfactory rest st ...
I don't know but a book in a man's brain is better off than a book bound in calf--at any rate it is safer from criticism. And taki ...
The horned pout (Pimelodus nebulosus), sometimes called Minister, from the peculiar squeaking noise it makes when drawn out of the ...
I am glad to read what you say of his social nature. I think I may say that he was wholly unpretending; and there was this peculia ...
Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
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