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The receipt to make a speaker, and an applauded one too, is short and easy.--Take of common sense quantum sufficit, add a little a ...
Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he f ...
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
One thing is plain for all men of common sense and common conscience, that here, here in America, is the home of man. After all th ...
The common cormorant or shag
Lays eggs inside a paper bag.
To stand on common ground
here and there gritty with pebbles
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Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
How else is the famous short story 'A study in Abjection' to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently ...
In the progress of politics, as in the common occurrences of life, we are not only apt to forget the ground we have travelled over ...
Doing, a filthy pleasure is, and short;
And done, we straight repent us of the sport:
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