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If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!
These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.
Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
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G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Their method of curing the leaves was to air-dry them and then packing them until wanted for use.
Be Bry in his History of Brazil describes its use and also some interesting particulars concerning the plant.

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