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Th-th-th-th-that's all, folks!
The aphorism wants to be at the same time both main line and off beat.
Someone is always at my elbow reminding me that I am the grand-daughter of slaves. It fails to register depression with me. Slaver ...
Far in the night, as we were falling asleep on the bank of the Merrimack, we heard some tyro beating a drum incessantly, in prepar ...
Chaucer is fresh and modern still, and no dust settles on his true passages. It lightens along the line, and we are reminded that ...
Mr. Alcott seems to have sat down for the winter. He has got Plato and other books to read. He is as large-featured and hospitable ...
Murder's never perfect. Always comes apart sooner or later. And when two people are involved, it's usually sooner.... Sometime, so ...
Vodka is our enemy, so let's finish it off.
The essential is to go on squirming forever at the end of the line, as long as there are waters and banks and ravening in heaven a ...
People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but--" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the t ...
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