poll-taker quotes

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I came as census-taker to the waste
To count the people in it and found none,
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If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in that bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing.
Let me have
A dram of poison, such soon-speeding gear
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The expense of spirit in a waste of shame
Is lust in action; and, till action, lust
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Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so a ...
A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti (slurp!).
We here overtook two Italian boys, who had waded thus far down the Cape through the sand, with their organs on their backs, and we ...
I have paid no poll-tax for six years. I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the ...
Anyone with a real taste for solitude who indulges that taste encounters the dangers of any other drug-taker. The habit grows. You ...
The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although ...
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