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But now he brushed the shavings from his knee
And stood the ax there on its horse's hoof,
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Even now the ax is lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into ...
He was a fool--a brilliant man and I loved his beard, and there was the mountain ax in his brain, and all the blood poured out, an ...
The grip that swung the ax in Illinois
Was on the pen that set a people free.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
In a sense, every tool is a machine--the hammer, the ax, and the chisel. And every machine is a tool. The real distinction is betw ...
I've known ere now an interfering branch
Of alder catch my lifted ax behind me.
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It was the bad ax-helve someone had sold me
"Made on machine," he said, plowing the grain
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He showed me that the lines of a good helve
Were native to the grain before the knife
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Mrs. Baptiste came in and rocked a chair
That had as many motions as the world:
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