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My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree
Toward heaven still,
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For I have had too much
Of apple-picking: I am overtired
Of the great harvest I myself desired.
Flower picking.
To make life more bearable and pleasant for everybody, choose the issues that are significant enough to fight over, and ignore or ...
Philanthropist. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket ...
For every nineteenth-century middle-class family that protected its wife and child within the family circle, there was an Irish or ...
This tendency to consider only bombings or picking up the gun as revolutionary, with the glorification of the heavier the better, ...
Writing is not chewing your nails and picking your teeth, but a matter of public interest.
And meanwhile we have gone on living,
Living and partly living,
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In conversation the game is, to say something new with old words. And you shall observe a man of the people picking his way along, ...
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