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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 ...
Quite different from them [abstractions of animal nature] in origin and intent, but confused with them in form, are those other co ...
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 ...
Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
I heartily wish you, in the plain home-spun style, a great number of happy new years, well employed in forming both your mind and ...
Your rights reach down where all owners meet, in Hell's
Pointed exclusive conclave, at earth's centre
...
... only
A figure spun on stirring of the air,
And so, untrue.
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill
together.
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