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As a tiger may lose its footing on soft ground, so people may be tripped up by sweet words.
Since time immemorial, one the dry earth, scraped to the bone, of this immeasurable country, a few men travelled ceaselessly, they ...
Have you seen but a bright lily grow
Before rude hands have touch'd it?
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Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their sou ...
All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.
Love is sinister,
is mean to us in separation;
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Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
Even the most incompetent English actor, coming on the stage briefly to announce the presence below of Lord and Lady Ditherege, gi ...
That air would disappear from the whole earth in time, perhaps; but long after his day. He did not know just when it had become so ...
O why do you walk through the fields in gloves,
Missing so much and so much?
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