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The reins of government have been so long slackened, that I fear the people will not quietly submit to those restraints which are ...
Champing against the bit as a new-yoked colt, you struggle and fight against the reins.
Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may ...
The area [of toilet training] is one where a child really does possess the power to defy. Strong pressure leads to a powerful stru ...
You had gained,
you outleapt them;
...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be run away with. We must keep the reins.
It is the vice of our public speaking that it has not abandonment. Somewhere, not only every orator but every man should let out a ...
As the traveller who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck, and trusts to the instinct of the animal to find his ...
You have for company the best companion you will ever have--the modest, defeated, plodding workaday self which has a name and can ...
The incomprehensibleness of women is an old theory, but what is that to the curious wondering observation with which wives, mother ...
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