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When we stand the truth on its head we generally fail to notice that our head is not standing where it should be standing either.
The most welcome joke to me is the one that takes the place of a heavy, not altogether innocuous thought, at once a cautionary hin ...
Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
Standing under low-pitched eaves, must one not bow one's head?
What a vast fraternity it is,--that of 'Hearts that Ache.' For the last three months it has seemed to me as though all society wer ...
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
My life has been one great big joke,
A dance that's walked
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Still bent to make some port he knows not where,
Still standing for some false impossible shore.
But always and sometimes questioning the old modes
And the new wondering, the poem, growing up through the floor,
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