Factober

When it comes to poetry, I think partly the numbers of people attempting to write poems is probably a result or the reaction to technology.

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I wonder if I'll ever forgive Evandar? I wonder even more if I should bothe

I wonder if I'll ever forgive Evandar? I wonder even more if I should bother," Aderyn said."Of course you should," Nevyn said wearily, "but for your own sake, not his. Hatred binds a man to what he hates, and I think me you need to be free of him.
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A book is a treasure of life.

A book is a treasure of life.
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The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre con

The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
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Happiness is something we reap from the seeds we sow. Plant misery seeds an

Happiness is something we reap from the seeds we sow. Plant misery seeds and that us what you reap.
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That was my first instinct -- to protect him. It never occurred to me that

That was my first instinct -- to protect him. It never occurred to me that there was a greater need to protect myself. Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb lepe
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The slight, the facile and the merely self-glorifying tend to drop away ove

The slight, the facile and the merely self-glorifying tend to drop away over the centuries, and what we are left with is the bedrock: Homer and Milton, the Greek tragedian and Shakespeare, Chaucer and Cervantes and Swift, Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy and James
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Wilhelm’s smile reminded Harry of his father’s sad, resigned smile, the smi

Wilhelm’s smile reminded Harry of his father’s sad, resigned smile, the smile of a man looking backwards because that’s where the things that made him smile were.
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In every out-thrust headland in every curving beach in every grain of san

In every out-thrust headland in every curving beach in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.
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Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being pat

Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I'd rather end up bloody at the end of the day, then unhurt with no progress made, no knowledge gained. I
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All of the important acts of creation and destruction involve the issuance

All of the important acts of creation and destruction involve the issuance of words and the application of signature.
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We are so clothed in rationalization and dissemblance that we can recognize

We are so clothed in rationalization and dissemblance that we can recognize but dimly the deep primal impulses that motivate us.
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Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring the

Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
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