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For rhetoric, he could not ope
His mouth, but out there flew a trope;
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Show me no more those snowy breasts
With azure riverets branched
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We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
In many ways, Twain and Waugh were strikingly similar. Even within the group of great humorists, they belong together. Both anti-e ...
Anybody who knows the difference between the kind of conversation you have walking in the woods and the kind of conversation you h ...
Tell a scoundrel, three or four times a day, that he is the pink of probity, and you make him at least the perfection of "respecta ...
And they tell me you are brutal and my reply is: On the faces of
women and children I have seen the marks of wanton hunger. ...
Now I am weary and I can no longer tell good from Evil, and I need someone to show me the way.
You show up
and you rattle off endearments.
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Sure, you can love your child when he or she has just brought home a report card with straight "A's." It's a lot harder, though, t ...
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