rubs off on quotes

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Open the book. (The gilt rubs off the edges
of the pages and pollinates the fingertips.)
The first time many women hold their tiny babies, they are apt to feel as clumsy and incompetent as any man. The difference is tha ...
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hol ...
Vodka is our enemy, so let's finish it off.
People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but--" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the t ...
"Medusa, come, we'll turn him into stone," they shouted all together glaring down, "how wrong we were to let off Theseus lightly!"
Can't get Indiana off my mind, that's the place I long to see.
I know some lonely houses off the road
A robber'd like the look of,--
Wooden barred,
And windows hanging low,
The man who invented Eskimo Pie made a million dollars, so one is told, but E.E. Cummings, whose verse has been appearing off and ...
Let's call the whole thing off.
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