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While the onset of puberty can vary by as much as six years, every adolescent wants to be right on the 50-yard line, right in the ...
But I, being man, can kiss
And bed-spread-eagle too;
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The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, ...
It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, "Know thyself," and too often leads to a self-estimate which wil ...
Love is sinister,
is mean to us in separation;
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Words ... are little houses, each with its cellar and garret. Common sense lives on the ground floor, always ready to engage in 'f ...
The curse which lies upon marriage is that too often the individuals are joined in their weakness rather than in their strength--e ...
Knowing what [Christ] knew , knowing all about mankind--ah! who would have thought that the crime is not so much to make others di ...
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. On the farm the weather was the grea ...
In a moment when criticism shows a singular dearth of direction every man has to be a law unto himself in matters of theatre, writ ...
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