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Don't tie your shoes in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree.
The hill farmer ... always seems to make out somehow with his corn patch, his few vegetables, his rifle, and fishing rod. This sel ...
Here's some more. Fresh from the turnip patch.
If you have ever watched an artist constructing with bits of cold stone a beautiful living picture you know that he works faithful ...
A person taking stock in middle age is like an artist or composer looking at an unfinished work; but whereas the composer and the ...
He had the oaks for heating and for light.
He had a hen, he had a pig in sight.
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This way could not serve to reach the peak, so Martin began to climb straight up the face of the rocks. Occasionally some root or ...
We go to gain a little patch of ground
That hath in it no profit but the name.
When wilt thou leave fighting o' days and foining o' nights, and begin to patch up thine old body for heaven?
Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,
Might stop a hole to keep the wind away.
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