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If you have wit, use it to please, and not to hurt; you may shine, like the sun in the temperature zones, without scorching. Here ...
We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word?
All these young souls were passengers in the Durbeyfield ship--entirely dependent on the judgment of the two Durbeyfield adults fo ...
If all the year were playing holidays,
To sport would be as tedious as to work;
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If sex were all, then every trembling hand
Could make us squeak, like dolls, the wished-for words.
I have led her home, my love, my only friend.
There is none like her, none.
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This "charity-house," as the wrecker called it, this "Humane house," as some call it, that is, the one to which we first came, had ...
They commonly celebrate those beaches only which have a hotel on them, not those which have a humane house alone. But I wished to ...
"This is black, darling."
"Yes, it's black."
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I almost wished that I was still in prison. I felt I wasn't ready to be out making
decisions.... Even now over three years a
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