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Thus with imagined wing our swift scene flies
In motion of no less celerity
Than that of thought.
Haste me to know it, that I with wings as swift
As meditation, or the thoughts of love,
May sweep to my revenge.
the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither
yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understan
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These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed inn ...
Building up a family's fortune is like moving earth with a needle, but losing a family's fortune can be as swift as a boat rushing ...
One moment, on the rapid's top, our boat
Hung poised --and then the darting river of Life
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Thinking is seeing.... Every human science is based on deduction, which is a slow process of seeing by which we work up from the e ...
Allusion has been made to [Proust's] contempt for the literature that "describes," for the realists and naturalists worshipping th ...
Days of plenty and years of peace;
March of a strong land's swift increase;
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Yes, as my swift days near their goal,
'Tis all that I implore--
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