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"Warm in December, cold in June, you say?"
"I don't suppose the water's changed at all.
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There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them. Snow, rain, and mist high ...
Intelligence is an excellence of mind that is employed within a fairly narrow, immediate and predictable range; it is a manipulati ...
Water's my will, and my way,
And the spirit runs, intermittently,
In and out of the small waves,
Being resigned is no good; it amounts to the same as being discouraged. It breaks your two arms, and you wait around for miracles ...
Where have you gone? The tide is over you,
The turn of midnight water's over you,
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That which we kept off, and toward which the waves were driving, was as dreary and harborless a shore as you can conceive. For hal ...
We have one other pond just like this, White Pond, in Nine Acre Corner, about two and a half miles westerly; but, though I am acqu ...
In warm evenings I frequently sat in the boat playing the flute, and saw the perch, which I seem to have charmed, hovering around ...
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills wh ...
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