Half Loaves: A Story

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Duffield, 1911 - 377 pages
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Page 103 - London Bridge Is Falling Down London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady.
Page 2 - ... display his already well-trained intellectual muscle. Is not that favourite, that characteristic, Greek paradox, that it is impossible to be taught, and therefore useless to seek, what one does not know already, after all the expression of an empirical truth ? — Meno. After what manner Socrates will you seek for that which you do not know at all — what it is ? For what sort of thing, among the things you know not, will you propose as your object of search? Or even if you should have lighted...
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Page 266 - Vorrei morir di morte piccinina, Morta la sera e viva la mattina. Vorrei morire, e non vorrei morire, Vorrei veder chi mi piange e chi ride; Vorrei morir, e star sulle finestre, Vorrei veder chi mi cuce la veste; Vorrei morir, e stare sulla scala, Vorrei veder chi mi porta la bara: Vorrei morir, e vorre' alzar la voce, Vorrei veder chi mi porta la croce.
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Page 243 - La lece, at the foot of the bed, her face hidden in her hands, emitted a stifled sob.
Page 90 - It was the worst thing that had ever happened to her. The fire was still burning, the room was full of soft, thick, dimly red gloom.
Page 309 - Fior di cipresso. Accenditi, candela, in su quel masso, Fa lume all
Page 67 - Signorina had sat on the little three-legged stool before the fire, her elbows on her knees and her chin in her hands, telling herself stories.
Page 150 - Signorina must go to her at once. I do not know what would have happened if the Signorina had not come. This way, I pray the Signorina.

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