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He's speaking now,
Or murmuring, "Where's my serpent of old Nile?"
(For so he calls me).
Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. At the last it bites like a serpent, and s ...
There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: the way of an eagle in the air; the way of a ser ...
The "Green-Eyed Monster" causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.
Who will pity a charmer that is bitten with a serpent?
For it is not possible to join serpentine wisdom with columbine innocency, except men know exactly all the conditions of the serpe ...
Our law very often reminds one of those outskirts of cities where you cannot for a long time tell how the streets come to wind abo ...
"A likely story indeed!" said the Pigeon, in a tone of the deepest contempt. "I've seen a good many little girls in my time, but n ...
Without the power of the Industrial Union behind it, Democracy can only enter the State as the victim enters the gullet of the Ser ...
Our minds can go no further. The human imagination is capable of no further expression of beauty than the carved owl of Athene, th ...
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