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Telephone poles were matchsticks, put there to be snapped off at a whim. Dogs trotting across the road were suddenly big trucks. O ...
Lord Angelo is precise,
Stands at a guard with envy, scarce confesses
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Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war,
How to divide the conquest of thy sight;
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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 ...
There was about all the Romans a heroic tone peculiar to ancient life. Their virtues were great and noble, and these virtues made ...
If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should ...
...these little girls spoke of going to one school or the other later on, of perhaps they would decide not to practice their music ...
Many waves are there agitated by the wind, keeping nature fresh, the spray blowing in your face, reeds and rushes waving; ducks by ...
The university is no longer a quiet place to teach and do scholarly work at a measured pace and contemplate the universe. It is bi ...
I suppose it would be nice to say ... that ... I realized I was making abortion-rights history.... But the honest truth is that no ...
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