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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 constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without.
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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I did not know the exact route myself, but steered by the lay of the land, as I do in Boston, and I tried to enter into conversati ...
My heart got to thumping. You can't reason with your heart; it has its own laws, and thumps about things which the intellect scorn ...
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.
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