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"Seven years and six months!" Humpty Dumpty repeated thoughtfully. "An uncomfortable sort of age. Now if you'd asked my advice, I' ...
Many people come into company full of what they intend to say in it themselves, without the least regard to others; and thus charg ...
Telephone poles were matchsticks, put there to be snapped off at a whim. Dogs trotting across the road were suddenly big trucks. O ...
She thinks of the 4 a.m. lonelinesses that have folded
her up like death, discordant, without logical and
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A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
There was about all the Romans a heroic tone peculiar to ancient life. Their virtues were great and noble, and these virtues made ...
I have always thought the suicide shd/ bump off at least one swine before taking off for parts unknown.
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 ...
you show her the two hands
that grip each other fiercely,
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That part of tyranny that I do bear
I can shake off at pleasure.
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