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Lincoln, six feet one in his stocking feet,
The lank man, knotty and tough as a hickory rail,
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Whoever is in a hurry, shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.
God of the people,
no clod is too base for your thought,
who made all will not cripple
the mind with injunction.
We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look little in one that is too big for us.
Look not into the sun! Even the moon is too bright for your nocturnal eyes!
Too marvelous for words.
The knowledge that you were beaten and that this, as your parents tell you, was for your own good may well be retained (although n ...
Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing,
And like enough thou know'st thy estimate:
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An editor once said to me, "If I didn't know that you, a woman, had written these poems, I would like your work." And once an edit ...
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