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The learned professors have been at considerable pains in their attempts to make a distinction between tools and implements on the ...
My friend let loose, and sneezed. The air carefully gathered itself together again, after being locally at odds with prevailing cl ...
I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.
In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument y ...
In states of perplexity men will rub their chins with their hand, or tug at the lobes of their ears, or rub their foreheads or che ...
At the time there was a claustral monk named Frere Jean of the Hashes, who was young, gallant, joyful, good natured, dextrous, bol ...
One of the few graces of getting old--and God knows there are few graces--is that if you've worked hard and kept your nose to the ...
All sailors pause to watch a steamer, and shout in welcome or derision. In one a large Newfoundland dog put his paws on the rail a ...
Having a wheel and four legs of its own
Has never availed the cumbersome grindstone
To get it anywhere that I can see.
To put one brick upon another,
Add a third, and then a fourth,
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