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The eye is the casement at which the heart generally looks out. Many a woman who will not show herself at the door, has tipt the s ...
Justice in the hands of the powerful is merely a governing system like any other. Why call it justice? Let us rather call it injus ...
The Questioner, who sits so sly,
Shall never know how to Reply.
For this world we live in
None of us is sly enough.
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The demagogue is usually sly, a detractor of others, a professor of humility and disinterestedness, a great stickler for equality ...
We are not very much to blame for our bad marriages. We live amid hallucinations; and this especial trap is laid to trip our feet ...
They mustn't know my despair, I can't let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn't bear their sympathy and their kin ...
Prose--it might be speculated--is discourse; poetry ellipsis. Prose is spoken aloud; poetry overheard. The one is presumably artic ...
A diff'rent cause, says Parson Sly,
The same effect may give:
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The most domestic cat, which has lain on a rug all her days, appears quite at home in the woods, and, by her sly and stealthy beha ...
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