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Partir, c'est mourir un peu.
(To leave is to die a little.)
The good husbands understand and offer to help. "All you have to do is ask" they say. But even helpful husbands have to be thanked ...
Finally, within a huge and sombre mass of things,
A blackened people, living and dying in silence.
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A child... who has learned from fairy stories to believe that what at first seemed a repulsive, threatening figure can magically c ...
Why should not the knowledge, the skill, the expertness, the assiduity, and the spirited hazards of trade and commerce, when crown ...
Grandparents who want to be truly helpful will do well to keep their mouths shut and their opinions to themselves until these are ...
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents ... and only one for birthday presents, you kn ...
There is a certain jargon, which, in French, I should call un Persiflage d'Affaires, that a foreign Minister ought to be perfectly ...
"I wonder what life means," said my friend when he had apparently just been thinking. "I have no idea," I volunteered in my cheerf ...
Because it is not always easy for an adult to predict what inaccurate ideas a child may have, it can help to answer questions firs ...
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