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The discovery of the North Pole is one of those realities which could not be avoided. It is the wages which human perseverance pay ...
O, withered is the garland of the war,
The soldier's pole is fallen!
Hereabouts our Indian told us at length the story of their contention with the priest respecting schools. He thought a great deal ...
If the axe is not sharp, it doesn't matter how hard the wood is.
The one who comes to talk about others has his own axe to grind.
Lizzie Borden took an axe
And gave her mother forty whacks;
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Sekts and creeds ov religion, are like pocket compesses, good enuff tu pinte out the direction, but the nearer the pole yu git the ...
Bring me an axe and spade,
Bring me a winding-sheet;
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Having found a large dead cat so heavy that he could not move it after several efforts, "Come," said he, (throwing down the pole,) ...
If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by ...
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