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Shears: You mean, you intend to uphold the letter of the law, no matter what it costs?
Colonel Nicholson: Without law, Comman
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Joyce: I thought you were the enemy, sir.
Shears: Well, I'm an American, if that's what you mean.
George Shears ... was hanged in a barn near the store. The rope was thrown over a beam, and he was asked to walk up a ladder to sa ...
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering- pot and pruning-knife.
They say that in his prime,
Ere the pruning-knife of Time
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The reluctant obedience of distant provinces generally costs more than it [the territory] is worth. Empires which branch out widel ...
Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise
(That last infirmity of noble mind)
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It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing ...
Rearing three children is like growing a cactus, a gardenia, and a tubful of impatiens. Each needs varying amounts of water, sunli ...
For my people lending their strength to the years: to the gone
years and the now years and the maybe years, washing ironing c
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