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Give me my scallop-shell of quiet,
My staff of faith to walk upon,
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My belief is that science is to wreck us, and that we are like monkeys monkeying with a loaded shell; we don't in the least know o ...
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give f ...
The general feeling was, and for a long time remained, that one had several children in order to keep just a few. As late as the s ...
Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
You must shock the Bourgeois.
(Il faut épater le bourgeois.)
One of the great natural phenomena is the way in which a tube of toothpaste suddenly empties itself when it hears that you are pla ...
Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
Billy: You dropped some shell in there.
Ted: It's all right. Makes it crunchier that way. You like French toast crunchy, don'
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