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O plunge your hands in water, Plunge them in up to the wrist;
Stare, stare in the basin And wonder what you've missed.
The one-hand downward loose shake of weary relinquishment; the two-hand dramatic splash of amazed distress; and the "disjunctive" ...
you show her the two hands
that grip each other fiercely,
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Who has not felt the beauty of a woman's arm?--the unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in the dimpled elbow, and all th ...
You with the goo on the suction cup.
You with your wires and electrodes
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Her mane falls wild on her forehead,
And the light breeze moves me to caress her long ear
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"I will not be clapped in a hood,
Nor a cage, nor alight upon wrist,
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Bill: I think maybe you have to come up with excuses just to avoid the moment of truth.
Lili: What?
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Evelyn Mulwray: She's my daughter.
J.J. Gittes: I said I want the truth!
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So you wish to conquer in the Olympic games, my friend? And I too, by the Gods, and a fine thing it would be! But first mark the c ...
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