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The only serious rival to Pepys is Boswell, but Boswell is a snail without a shell. He trails through life unhoused and exclamator ...
The snail in his museum
wears his mother all day,
he hides his mysterious bottom
as if it were rotten fruit.
Lord, crack their teeth! Lord, crush these lions' jaws!
So let them sink as water in the sand;
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"Will you walk a little faster?" said a whiting to a snail,
"There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my
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There was also a Beaver, that paced on the deck,
Surely, of all creatures we eat, we are most brutal to snails. Helix optera is dug out of the earth where he has been peacefully e ...
There are no small number of people in this world who, solitary by nature,
always try to go back into their shell like a herm
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Emblem: the carapace of the great crowned snail is painted with all the flags of the United Nations.
And Thee, across the harbor, silver-paced
As though the sun took step of thee, yet left
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The plodding thrift and scrupulous integrity and long-winded patient industry of our business men of the last century are out of f ...
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