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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.
There is ... a difference between the Protestant and the Catholic doctrine of the natural law. Catholicism believes that the natur ...
On the grey rock of Cashel I suddenly saw
A Sphinx with woman breast and lion paw,
...
Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires!
...
Enjoyment and being pleased can ... be distinguished first of all by the scope of their objects, that which a man may be said to e ...
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