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The trees, though not fully clothed, were in that delightful state, when further beauty is known to be at hand, and when, while mu ...
Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a f ...
The Walrus and the Carpenter
Were walking close at hand:
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When I think of my own native land,
In a moment I seem to be there;
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But, when to Sin our byast Nature leans,
The careful Devil is still at hand with means;
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[F]or women, like tradesmen, draw in the injudicious to buy their goods by the high value they themselves set upon them.... They e ...
Once, when lying in bed with no paper at hand, he began to sketch the idea for a new machine on the back of his wife's nightgown. ...
The Greeks were the classicists of antiquity and they are still today the preeminent classicists. What marked all they did, the cl ...
The language of the younger generation ... has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to com ...
Disunion and civil war are at hand; and yet I fear disunion and war less than compromise. We can recover from them. The free State ...
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