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Running water is never stagnant, nor does a door hinge ever get worm-eaten.
I think he is not a pick-purse nor a horse-stealer, but
for his verity in love, I do think him as concave as a covered goblet
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With his worm-eaten maw,
And his ghastly jaw
Gasping aside,
Naked of hide,
Neither flesh nor fell.
The worm artist
out of soil, by passage
of himself
constructing.
Castles of metaphor!
For she has made me the laily worm
That lies at the fit o' the tree,
...
Like vinegar on a wound is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. Like a moth in clothing or a worm in wood, sorrow gnaws at the hu ...
When you have eaten your fill and have built fine houses and live in them, and when your herds and flocks have multiplied, and you ...
The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
The flesh of the weak is eaten by the strong.
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