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Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clea ...
Fashion required the suppression of all naturalness--'to walk upright, with unbending joints; to shake hands after the pump- handl ...
God primes the pump of obligation.
One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your ...
Being prime minister is a lonely job.... you cannot lead from the crowd.
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking ...
The prime lesson the social sciences can learn from the natural sciences is just this: that it is necessary to press on to find th ...
I walked abroad in a snowy day;
I asked the soft snow with me to play;
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A machine is characterized by sustained, autonomous action. It is set up by human hands and then is more or less set loose from hu ...
When I behold the heavens as in their prime,
And then the earth (though old) still clad in green,
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