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The tiger in the tiger-pit
Is not more irritable than I.
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Resorts advertised for waitresses, specifying that they "must appear in short clothes or no engagement." Below a Gospel Guide colu ...
In fact, now I come to think of it, do we decide questions, at all? We decide answers, no doubt: but surely the questions decide u ...
So the 20th Century--so
whizzed the Limited--roared by and left
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He sits at the table, head down, the young clear neck exposed,
watching the drugstore sign from the tail of his eye;
In me the tiger sniffs the rose.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more,
Or close the wall up with our English dead!
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The LORD will make you the head, and not the tail; you shall be only at the top, and not at the bottom...
When there is no tiger on the mountain, the monkey becomes king.
It is better to be the head of the chicken than the tail of an ox.
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