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I have not much faith in women in fiction.... Women are so horribly subjective and they have such scorn for the healthy commonplac ...
Cranks live by theory, not by pure desire. They want votes, peace, nuts, liberty, and spinning-looms not because they love these t ...
To sum up:
1. The cosmos is a gigantic fly-wheel making 10,000 revolutions a minute.
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... women are supposed to be unfit to vote because they are hysterical and emotional and of course men would not like to have emot ...
The last best hope of earth, two trillion dollars in debt, is spinning out of control, and all we can do is stare at a flickering ...
You may say a cat uses good grammar. Well, a cat does--but you let a cat get excited once; you let a cat get to pulling fur with a ...
You may call a jay a bird. Well, so he is, in a measure--because he's got feathers on him, and don't belong to no church, perhaps; ...
He was begotten in the galley and born under a gun. Every hair was a rope yarn, every finger a fish-hook, every tooth a marline-sp ...
Other countries drink to get drunk, and this is accepted by everyone; in France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. ...
The end of all stories, even if the writer forebears to mention it, is death, which is where time stops short. Sheherezade knew th ...
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