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The history of persecution is a history of endeavors to cheat nature, to make water run up hill, to twist a rope of sand.
If you are looking down while you are walking it is better to walk up hill the ground is nearer.
There is no such thing as accomplishing a righteous reform by the use of "expediency." There is no such thing as sliding up- hill. ...
Up the reputable walks of old established trees
They stalk, children of the nouveaux riches; chimes
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Over Sir John's hill,
The hawk on fire hangs still;
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Brush up your Shakespeare
And they'll all kowtow.
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of ...
"Oh, let's go up the hill and scare ourselves,
As reckless as the best of them tonight,
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Until, on Vinegar Hill, the fatal conclave.
Terraced thousands died, shaking scythes at cannon.
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The sun, the hero of every day, the impersonal old man that beams as brightly on death as on birth, came up every morning and race ...
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