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On the thirty-first day of March, one hundred and forty-two years before this, probably about this time in the afternoon, there we ...
She thinks of the 4 a.m. lonelinesses that have folded
her up like death, discordant, without logical and
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All philanthropy ... is only a savory fumigation burning at the mouth of a sewer. This incense offering makes the air more endurab ...
A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
This fantastic state of mind, of a humanity that has outrun its ideas, is matched by a political scene in the grotesque style, wit ...
Those friends have left.
Only stumps remain
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As I walked in the woods to see the birds and squirrels, so I walked in the village to see the men and boys; instead of the wind a ...
There is a little lightning in his eyes.
Iron at the mouth.
His brows ride neither too far up nor down.
If youth but knew; if age but could.
Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
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Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
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