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From Washington, proverbially "the city of distances," through all its cities, states, and territories, it is a country of beginni ...
It is said, proverbially, that happy is the doctor who is called in when the disease is on its way out.
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
Far from her nest the lapwing cries away;
My heart prays for him, though my tongue do curse.
Time is a very bankrupt and owes more than he's worth to
season.
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I will play the swan,
And die in music.
To die, to sleep--
No more, and by a sleep to say we end
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O, the blood more stirs
To rouse a lion than to start a hare!
It is impossible you should see this,
Were they as prime as goats, as hot as monkeys,
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The raven himself is hoarse
That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan
Under my battlements.
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