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I myself, I, who, so far as it is finished, have composed this tragedy of tragedies entirely singlehandedly--I, who first tied the ...
Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,
Might stop a hole to keep the wind away.
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Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
Listen, my friend, there are two races of beings. The masses teeming and happy--common clay, if you like--eating, breeding, workin ...
Everybody has that thing where they need to look one way but they come out looking another way and that's what people observe. You ...
The shadow of the Venetian blind on the painted wall,
Shadows of the snake-plant and cacti, the plaster animals,
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She found his manners very pleasing indeed.--The little flaw of
having a Mistress now living with him at Ashdown Park, seems
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It's one of the tragic ironies of the theater that only one man in it can count on steady work--the night watchman.
What the Journal posits is not the tragic question, the Madman's question: "Who am I?", but the comic question, the Bewildered Man ...
Although Samuel had a depraved imagination--perhaps even because of this--love, for him, was less a matter of the senses than of t ...
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