snuff-colour quotes

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The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living ...
There lives within the very flame of love
A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it.
"Let me not live," quoth he,
"After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff
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However low and poor the taking Snuff argues a Man to be in his own Stock of Thought, or Means to employ his Brains and his Finger ...
... often when I write I am trying to make words do the work of line and colour. I have the painter's sensitivity to light. Much ( ...
Circumstances ... give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effect. The circumstan ...
I would rather ... have a nod from an American, than a snuff- box from an emperor.
Iconic clothing has been secularized.... A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as th ...
Piles of scrapbooks, the cuttings turned by time to the colour of the freckles on an old lady's hand. Her hand. My hand, as it is ...
As we walked homeward across the fields, the sun dropped and lay like a great golden globe in the low west. While it hung there, t ...
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