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We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look little in one that is too big for us.
Lincoln, six feet one in his stocking feet,
The lank man, knotty and tough as a hickory rail,
Like nuclear power, genetic engineering is not a neutral technology. It is by its very nature too powerful for our present state o ...
Whoever is in a hurry, shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.
We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Too marvelous for words.
Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing,
And like enough thou know'st thy estimate:
... a Christian has neither more nor less rights in our association than an atheist. When our platform becomes too narrow for peop ...
With close-lipp'd Patience for our only friend,
Sad Patience, too near neighbour to Despair.
The world and life's too big to pass for a dream,
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