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There's Margaret and Marjorie and Dorothy and Nan,
A Daphne and a Mary who live in privacy;
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... all my letters are read. I like that. I usually put something in there that I would like the staff to see. If some of the staf ...
Return to her? and fifty men dismissed?
No, rather I abjure all roofs, and choose
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Guess if you can and choose if you dare.
A self-denial, no less austere than the saint's, is demanded of the scholar. He must worship truth, and forgo all things for that, ...
Best masters for the young writer and speaker are the fault- finding brothers and sisters at home who will not spare him, but will ...
Coal lay in ledges under the ground since the Flood, until a laborer with pick and windlass brings it to the surface. We may will ...
And we, barely recalled from sleep there, sense
Arrivals lowing in a doleful distance
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I suppose everyone continues to be interested in the quest for the self, but what you feel when you're older, I think, is that ... ...
Live without envy, spend your peaceful years
Unknown to fame, and choose your peers for friends.
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