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I confess my belief in the common man.... The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.... The man who is i ...
Awareness of having better things to do with their lives is the secret to immunizing our children against false values--whether pr ...
She [the mother] deals with the world of child rearing, where hundreds of experts give contradictory advice; the outcome can't be ...
I am now experiencing one of the "ups" of political life. Congress adjourned on the first after a session of almost seventy-five d ...
I am more and more convinced that the ant colony is not so much composed of separate individuals as that the colony is a sort of i ...
When as the rye reach to the chin,
And chopcherry, chopcherry ripe within,
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Where have I seen before, against the wind,
These bright virgins, robed and bare of bonnet,
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The habit some writers indulge in of perpetual quotation is one it behoves lovers of good literature to protest against, for it is ...
Ask me no more: thy fate and mine are sealed;
I strove against the stream and all in vain;
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As it grew later in the afternoon, and we rowed leisurely up the gentle stream, shut in between fragrant and blooming banks, where ...
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