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...as for helping me in the outside world, the Convent taught me only that if you spit on a pencil eraser, it will erase ink.
What, after all, does the practicalness of life amount to? The things immediate to be done are very trivial. I could postpone them ...
When winter snows upon thy sable hairs,
And frost of age hath nipped thy beauties near;
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Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
You and I, Ella, we are the failures. We spend our lives fighting to get people very slightly more stupid than ourselves to accept ...
Here is a pen and here is a pencil,
Here's a typewriter, here's a stencil,
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Then, bringing me the joy we feel when wee see a work by our favorite painter which differs from any other that we know, or if we ...
Would I if I could by pushing a button would I kill five
thousand Chinamen if I could save my brother from
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For one that comes with a pencil to sketch or sing, a thousand come with an axe or rifle. What a coarse and imperfect use Indians ...
I am as unfit for any practical purpose--I mean for the furtherance of the world's ends--as gossamer for ship-timber; and I, who a ...
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