The mind lives on the heart/Like any parasite – Emily Dickinson (c. 1876)
He that lies with the dogs, riseth with fleas – George Herbert (1651)
Take of London fog 30 parts; malaria 10 parts; gas leaks 20 parts; dewdrops gathered in a brickyard at sunrise 25 parts; odor of honeysuckle 15 parts. Mix. The mixture will give you an approximate conception of a Nashville drizzle. – O. Henry (1910)
Edible, adj. good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm. – Ambrose Bierce (1906)
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