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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 ...
How else is the famous short story 'A study in Abjection' to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently ...
Doing, a filthy pleasure is, and short;
And done, we straight repent us of the sport:
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A good short story is a work of art which daunts us in proportion to its brevity.... No inspiration is too noble for it; no amount ...
What is our life? a play of passion;
Our mirth the music of division;
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A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enoug ...
If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath,
I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base,
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I think a surgeon is particularly suited by temperament to the short story form as opposed to the novel, because the short story i ...
Lord, what a change within us one short hour
Spent in Thy presence will avail to make!
A cheap price is a short cut to being cheated.
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