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Along with them
They brought one Pinch, a hungry lean-faced villain,
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As I pursued my bodily functions, wanting
Neither fire nor water,
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Vanity, or to call it by a gentler name, the desire of admiration and applause, is, perhaps, the most universal principle of human ...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
I wish to speak with all respect of persons, but sometimes I must pinch myself to keep awake, and preserve the due decorum. They m ...
... word-sniffing ... is an addiction, like glue--or snow--sniffing in a somewhat less destructive way, physically if not economic ...
MAMA: Son--how come you talk so much 'bout money?
WALTER: Because it is life, Mama!
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It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wo ...
He, that holds fast the golden mean,
And lives contentedly between
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So-called Western Civilization, as practised in half of Europe, some of Asia and a few parts of North America, is better than anyt ...
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