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When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.
So, we'll go no more a-roving
So late into the night,
For the sword outwears its sheath,
And the soul wears out the breast.
What was any art but an effort to make a sheath, a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is l ...
The very form, the very scent,
not heavy, not sensuous,
but perilous perilous
of orchids, piled in a great sheath.
The birch begins to crack its outer sheath
Of baby green and show the white beneath....
The gilded sheath of pity sometimes covers the dagger of envy.
O for breath to utter what is like thee! you tailor's yard,
you sheath, you bowcase, you vile standing tuck.
He carried no change of clothing, but putting on a stout, thick jacket, which he laid aside in the canoe, and seizing a full-sized ...
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