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When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that has not been filtered through either the berry of a grape, or els ...
I waited alone, in the company of orchids, roses and violets who--like people waiting beside you, but to whom you are unknown--mai ...
I think of the nestling fallen into the deep grass,
The turtle gasping in the dusty rubble of the highway,
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Daughters are the seed of occupations,
Of asperities, such as wills, deeds, mortgages,
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When mother boasts cheerfully, "Johnny is just crazy about his new little sister. . . . You love her, don't you, dear?" Johnny has ...
The hapless Nymph with wonder saw:
A whisker first and then a claw,
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Not all that tempts your wand'ring eyes
And heedless hearts, is lawful prize;
Nor all that glisters, gold.
Twas on a lofty vase's side,
Where China's gayest art had dyed
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As a bathtub lined with white porcelain,
When the hot water gives out or goes tepid,
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Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
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