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In order to get to East Russet you take the Vermont Central as far as Twitchell's Falls and change there for Torpid River Junction ...
There are several attitudes towards Christmas,
Some of which we may disregard:
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A wise writer will feel that the ends of study and composition are best answered by announcing undiscovered regions of thought, an ...
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.
Let the torpid Monk seek heaven comfortless and alone--GOD speed him! For my own part, I fear, I should never so find the way: let ...
The great ship, Balayne, lay frozen in the sea.
The one-foot stars were couriers of its death
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I have no desire for riches. Honest poverty and a conscience torpid through virtuous inaction are more to me than corner lots and ...
Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand ...
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