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The gates of Hell are open night and day;
Smooth the descent, and easy is the way:
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I see wars, horrible wars, and the Tiber foaming with much blood.
The bugle-call to arms again sounded in my war-trained ear, the bayonets gleamed, the sabres clashed, and the Prussian helmets and ...
Ah, there should be a young man, ein schone Junge carrying Blumen, a bouquet of roses. There should be cold Rhine wine and Strauss ...
The age of the world is great enough for our imaginations, even according to the Mosaic account, without borrowing any years from ...
It was like traveling into a far country, such as I had never expected to behold, to lie there for one night. It seemed to me that ...
The West is preparing to add its fables to those of the East. The valleys of the Ganges, the Nile, and the Rhine having yielded th ...
The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
My name was Isabella; but when I left the house of bondage, I left everything behind. I wa'n't goin' to keep nothin' of Egypt on m ...
I counted two and seventy stenches,
All well defined and several stinks!
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