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Use the stones of another hill to polish your own jade.
It is an old saying in the town that "most any fellow with a chaw in his jaw can sit on his front porch and spit down the chimney ...
I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.
There was an old man from Darjeeling
Who got on a bus bound for Ealing.
...
If you have ever watched an artist constructing with bits of cold stone a beautiful living picture you know that he works faithful ...
The monster of advertisement ... is a sort of octopus with innumerable tentacles. It throws out to right and left, in front and be ...
"Remember
When cruelty, metal, public, uncomplex,
...
Zorba: Why do the young die? Why does anybody die?
Basil: I don't know.
...
when her husband came,
complaining about the tobacco spit on him,
they decided to run North
for a free evening.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality an ...
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