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By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
When out an old mouse bolted in the wheats
With all her young ones hanging at her teats;
If I could do my life over, I would try to cleanse at least my pleasures of self-pity.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
He packs wool sheared in April, honey
in combs, linen, leather
...
The great leading distinction between writing and speaking is, that more time is allowed for the one than the other, and hence dif ...
Only I'm a better hand
At knowing what I can stand
Without them sending a van
Or I suppose I can.
Now both legs were hanging outside and he had only to let go of what he was holding on to--and he was saved. Before letting go he ...
Till through her wasted hand, at night,
You saw the taper shining.
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain ou ...
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