Monday, September 8, 2008

No Reduction Accepted.


The count came near and whispered softly.

"I am ready," he said, "to make a sacrifice for you."

She gestured deprecatingly.

"Sacrifice?" she repeated. "No, Reginald, I am able to pay the regular price."

She smiled, as in the consciousness of power. — Detroit Tribune.


An unjust acquisition is like a barbed arrow, which must be drawn backward with horrible anguish, or else will be your destruction. — Jeremy Taylor.

The clove is the dried and unexpended bud of a tree technically known to botanists as the Caryophyllus aromaticus.

Belgium took its name from the Belgae, a warlike tribe which inhabited it before the time of Christ.

The early Egyptian lamps were of granite, alabaster and terra cotta.

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