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A beautiful person among the Greeks, was thought to betray by this sign some secret favor of the immortal gods; and we can pardon ...
Men are born to write. The gardener saves every slip, and seed, and peach-stone: his vocation is to be a planter of plants. Not le ...
Genius sits in a glass house--but in an unbreakable one--conceiving ideas. After giving birth, it falls into madness. Stretches ou ...
It is more manifest than ever that tyranny rules. I see this government to be effectually allied with France and Austria in oppres ...
Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
I see two dingy little rooms with "FOR LADIES" swinging over one and "FOR COLORED PEOPLE" over the other; while wondering under wh ...
Little miss is taught by her mamma that she must never speak before she is spoken to. On this she sits bridling up her head, looki ...
See where my Love sits in the beds of spices,
Beset all round with camphor, myrrh, and roses,
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Here at the fountain's sliding foot,
Or at some fruit-tree's mossy root,
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After your baby is born, guilt can grow into a monster that sits on your shoulder and whispers into your ear, "Mirror, mirror on t ...
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