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When you get into the final week of the Tour de France, it becomes a different kind of race. As the distance and the fatigue really tell, that is when it becomes a proper test of everyone's fitness.

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Being brave isn't the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but

Being brave isn't the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.
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...three particular T-shirts with vulgar slang written on them that made th

...three particular T-shirts with vulgar slang written on them that made the vein in his forehead poke out. It was a cute little vein and I grew fond of seeing it's public appearance while I walked behind him like a parade of humiliation.
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You're a very difficult person to manipulate, you know.""Nonsense," he said

You're a very difficult person to manipulate, you know.""Nonsense," he said. "You just have to promise me that I won't have to do a thing, and then I'll do anything you want.""Anything?""Anything that doesn't require doing anything.""That's nothing, then.
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Games have grown and developed from this limited in-the-box experience to s

Games have grown and developed from this limited in-the-box experience to something that's everywhere now. Interactive content is all around us, networked, ready. This is something I've been hoping for throughout my career.
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The only way I can describe the extent of my anxiety is to say that I felt

The only way I can describe the extent of my anxiety is to say that I felt as if I were pregnant with a rock.
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Consider my Lover; the yellow churchof his skin, the clean wells of his ear

Consider my Lover; the yellow churchof his skin, the clean wells of his ears;How the notes of a song come to himlike birds descending on a power line;How in his absence I am of twothroats--each of them cramped.
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An ache filled my chest, so sharp that I gasped out loud. Was this what a b

An ache filled my chest, so sharp that I gasped out loud. Was this what a broken heart felt like? Was it possible to die from the pain? I’d always thought the girls at school so dramatic; when they broke up with their boyfriends, they cried and carried on
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A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one an

A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
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Together, they read on his papers a survey of the most common words found i

Together, they read on his papers a survey of the most common words found in suicide notes and mass murder letters. Shame had come up over fifty times. Anger, thirty times. Corona, once. Heineken, once. Beer, thrice. On the next page, an advertisement by
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The sun was beginning to set and the water was sparkling in the low light a

The sun was beginning to set and the water was sparkling in the low light as the onshore breeze that had built up through the heat of the day rippled across the reflective surface, breaking it into a million diamonds of yellow-white light.
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Neither a borrower nor a lender be: For loan oft loses both itself and frie

Neither a borrower nor a lender be: For loan oft loses both itself and friend And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
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Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be

Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars.
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