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I know some lonely houses off the road
A robber'd like the look of,--
Wooden barred,
And windows hanging low,
According to fiction, the hillman is a seven-foot combination of malnutrition and hookworm, asleep on his front porch with the dog ...
The women of this century are neither idle nor indifferent. They are working with might and main to mitigate the evils which stare ...
Words are not (except in their own little corner) facts or things;we need therefore to prise them off the world, to hold them apar ...
Hats off!
The flag is passing by!
Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like.
Edward: Edith, don't.
...
Open the book. (The gilt rubs off the edges
of the pages and pollinates the fingertips.)
The strong sunlight, the wind from the sea,
all the conditions of its existence,
...
I feel no more like a man now than I did in long skirts, unless it be that enjoying more freedom and cutting off the fetters is to ...
The surgeon doesn't operate without first taking off the patient's clothes. Nor do we with the mind.
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