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Such epithets, like pepper,
Give zest to what you write;
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Steel must seek steel,
or hate make out of joy
a whet-stone for a sword.
The curse of hell upon the sleek upstart
That got the Captain finally on his back
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We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke straps our vice. Where is the skillful swordsman w ...
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