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That's why I quit and took up writing poetry instead.
It's clean, it's relaxing, it doesn't squirt juice all over
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We took up
our positions, in obedience to instructions.
... the only way in which Mr. Brooke could be coerced into thinking of the right arguments at the right time was to be well plied ...
The season developed and matured. Another year's installment of flowers, leaves, nightingales, thrushes, finches, and such ephemer ...
I'm right here to tell you, mister. There ain't nobody gonna push me off my land. My grandpa took up this land seventy years ago. ...
Shuffled between caring and disgrace
I took up all our closet space.
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Love took up the glass of Time, and turned it in his glowing hands;
Every moment, lightly shaken, ran itself in golden sands.
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He took up his pen, which seemed to parch like a martyr in his hand. He began to write, nevertheless, addressing the nine-and-nine ...
The same indignation that is said to have cleared the temple once will clear it again. The question is not about the weapon, but t ...
When I first took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on In ...
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