Andre Agassi - I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.
[ Breath Bullets Dodging End English Get Language Paragraph Prose Reads Second Think Time Were]
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Jefferson Davis - I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment.
[ Agents Capital Exposing Full Gave Knew Law Machinery Names Our Prosecution Punishment Quite Soviet Them Then Union Well]
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Charles W. Eliot - I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
[ Alliance America Been Bodies Chief Corporate Corporation Couple Essentially Great Job Jr Kennedy North Projects Prosecute Robert Their Them Water Working Years]
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Tommy Franks - I can manage a prose format as long as I keep closer to Laurence Sterne than to Henry James.
[ Closer Format Henry James Keep Laurence Long Manage Prose Than]
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Howell Heflin - It doesn't help to wait until something happens and then prosecute the offenders, especially if it's the idea of the offender to extinguish himself in the commission of the crime.
[ Commission Crime Especially Extinguish Happens Help Himself Idea Offender Offenders Prosecute Something Then Until Wait]
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Dorothy Height - The FBI. is a massive culture. It's been a culture that served America well, and it's been focused on prosecution. But what we need in terms of terrorism is prevention.
[ America Been Culture Fbi Focused Massive Need Prevention Prosecution Served Terms Terrorism Well]
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Denis Kearney - All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.
[ Ambition Children Could Going Guess However Keep Make Modest Money Much Myself Need Poems Prose Simply Some Time Too Unmarried Wanted Way Write]
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Gary Numan - One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor is that it's tough to get people to obey a law if there is not penalty for breaking it.
[ Ago Breaking Get Law Learned Long Obey Penalty Prosecutor Thing Time Tough]
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Helen Reddy - There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to invoke quantities of tension, energy, and whatnot to explain the genesis of pattern. I believe that all such explanations are inappropriate or wrong.
[ Believe Energy Explain Explanations Genesis Inappropriate Invoke Pattern Prose Quantities Strong Such Tendency Tension Whatnot Wrong]
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Wilhelm Reich - Always be a poet, even in prose.
[ Always Even Poet Prose]
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Caskie Stinnett - Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven.
[ Built Composed Good Musical Prose Stage Steps Textile Three Work Woven]
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- Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
[ After Any Could Course East Even Harbor Imagine Involved Middle Negotiate Pearl President Prosecute Resolution Right Roosevelt Simply Suggesting Those Treat Unimaginable Us War]
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- They had no right, as it seems to me, to prosecute me in these Halls; nor have you the right in law or under the Constitution, as I respectfully submit, to take jurisdiction over offenses committed against them.
[ Against Committed Constitution Had Halls Jurisdiction Law Nor Offenses Over Prosecute Respectfully Right Seems Submit Take Them These Under]
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- For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
[ Dances Poetry Prose Walks]
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- Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
[ Eloquence Poetry Prose]
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- It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.
[ Appear Began Century End Prose Romances Thirteenth Till Toward]
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- If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
[ Attorney Hangman Judge Jury Laws Nature Own Prosecuting Violate Your]
Topic: Environmental
- I expect VA's inspector general and the FBI to work closely together so that we can identify and eliminate the flaws that allowed this leak and prosecute any criminal acts.
[ Acts Allowed Any Closely Criminal Eliminate Expect Fbi Flaws General Identify Leak Prosecute Together Va Work]
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- To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them!
[ Delirium Deserve Die Front Going Hell Into Music Prose Reality Reason Restraint Show Them Want]
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- For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.
[ Battle Beauty Give Good Grief Hears Lends Noise Page Power Prose Rain Universality Where Youthful]
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- I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; - poetry = the best words in the best order.
[ Best Clever Definitions Homely Order Our Poetry Poets Prose Remember Their Wish Words Would Young]
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- I don't dream songs. I'm more apt to write dreams down and then to be able to interpret them into a song. I also tend to get up and write prose in the morning from which will come songs.
[ Able Also Apt Come Down Dream Dreams Get Interpret Into More Morning Prose Song Songs Tend Them Then Up Which Will Write]
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- Writing anything is terribly hard but, alas for me, because I am addicted, a heck of a lot of fun. I often am sorry I ever started writing prose, because it is so hard. But I can't stop.
[ Addicted Alas Am Anything Because Ever Fun Hard Heck Lot Often Prose Sorry Started Stop Terribly Writing]
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- For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
[ Accomplice Been Celebrations Certain Friendly Human Love Man Most Natures Never Object Professed Prose Restlessness Said Sea Shore Song]
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- That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally, and that prose survived to get something said.
[ Agencies Finally Formal Get Poetry Prose Said Something Survived]
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- There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose as being very responsible and perceptive, thoughtful, intimate, and contriving a quote statement.
[ Anything Being Editorials Intimate Just Lot Nothing Perceptive Prose Quote Responsible Sense Statement Thinking Thoughtful Very]
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- A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.
[ Begins Capital Every Gets Keeps Letter Line Poet Prose Tired Wants Writer Writing]
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- You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.
[ Campaign Govern Poetry Prose]
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- Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
[ Always Conversation Escapes Ghost Interview Memory Poetry Prose Romance Time Touching Where]
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- It is a way we reassess our past. We can do that in poetry in ways we can't do in prose.
[ Our Past Poetry Prose Way Ways]
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- I spend eight months outlining and researching the novel before I begin to write a single word of the prose.
[ Before Begin Eight Months Novel Outlining Prose Researching Single Spend Word Write]
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- The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions.
[ Because Evidence Make Obtained Often Presented Process Prosecution Questions Raise Sure Truthfully Wants Which Will]
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- So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity; if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse.
[ Announce Ask Been Capacity Either Exhausts Fails Failure Having Imaginative Impress Insignificant Itself Kind Mood Poetry Prose Recorded Shall Us Verse Will]
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- My prose is turgid, it just hasn't got any energy.
[ Any Energy Got Hasn Just Prose Turgid]
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- But I can tell that once, and if, and when this issue gets to be, under real terms, investigated, you will be seeing certain people that we know from this country standing trial; and they will be prosecuted criminally.
[ Certain Country Gets Investigated Issue Know Once Prosecuted Real Seeing Standing Tell Terms Trial Under Will]
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- People say I've had brushes with the law. That's not true. I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
[ Brushes Had Law Overzealous Prosecutors Say True]
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- Understanding that yes, we are committing more resources than we thought we might be in protecting our homeland and prosecuting a war and so it's understandable that we would be going through a period of deficits.
[ Committing Deficits Going Homeland Might More Our Period Prosecuting Protecting Resources Than Thought Through Understandable Understanding War Would Yes]
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- I used to write sonnets and various things, and moved from there into writing prose, which, incidentally, is a lot more interesting than poetry, including the rhythms of prose.
[ Incidentally Including Interesting Into Lot More Moved Poetry Prose Rhythms Sonnets Than Things Used Various Which Write Writing]
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- There are people who believe in an absolutely transparent prose; with every respect for clarity of expression, I don't.
[ Absolutely Believe Clarity Every Expression Prose Respect Transparent]
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- I was a prosecutor and an FBI agent for many, many years.
[ Agent Fbi Many Prosecutor Years]
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- Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
[ Able Attention Being Drawback Full Give Half Much Poetry Prose Say Seeming Time Twice Virtue Your]
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- Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort.
[ Beauty Because Concentrating Effort Novels Prose Right Today Up Wasted Writing Your]
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- I'm demanding to be prosecuted. I'm begging to be prosecuted for perjury.
[ Begging Demanding Perjury Prosecuted]
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- It is only losers that are prosecuted.
[ Losers Only Prosecuted]
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- I derive no pleasure from prosecuting a man, even though I know he's guilty; do you think I could sleep at night or look at myself in the mirror in the morning if I hounded an innocent man?
[ Could Derive Even Guilty Hounded Innocent Know Look Man Mirror Morning Myself Night Pleasure Prosecuting Sleep Think Though]
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- When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight.
[ Conceal Hold Incumbent Material Ordinarily Police Prosecutors Record Set Significant State Straight]
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- Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.
[ Above Among Commonly Dangerous Even Exceptions Fatal Formerly Mediocrity Now Poet Prose Rarest Rise Sensibly Successful Those Very Writers]
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- I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted. We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible.
[ Also Avoiding Big Clear Collateral Company Consequences Corporate Fraud Importance Possible Prosecuted Recognize Tolerance Too Want Whenever Zero]
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- This is a very highly charged investigation. People are very interested in this, and we've got a prosecutor, a very well respected prosecutor who's been looking at this issue, this investigation for a long time.
[ Been Charged Got Highly Interested Investigation Issue Long Looking Prosecutor Respected Time Very Well]
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- Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.
[ Books Breed Cat Dogs Prose Sell Show Support]
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- Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments.
[ Aggravating Allowing Any Based Been Being Circumstances Considered Deal Defendants Disparity Effect Evaluated Great Grid Indictments Judge Leeway Numerical Prosecutor Transfer Without]
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- I think today that it is essential that the Rwandan tribunal continues to prosecute efficiently. And if the U.N. fails to do that, it is sending entirely the wrong message to people who are in the position to complete these atrocities again.
[ Again Atrocities Complete Continues Efficiently Entirely Essential Fails Message Position Prosecute Sending These Think Today Tribunal Wrong]
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- Prose talks and poetry sings.
[ Poetry Prose Sings Talks]
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- Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process.
[ Another Art Differ Excursion Goal Journey Poetry Process Prose Purpose Same Science Token]
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- We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.
[ Basis Belfast Community Criminal Division Doing Entirely Equal Era Exercised Feature Ireland Justice Launching New Northern Now Old Prosecution Public Service Tomorrow Which]
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- The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.
[ Century Eighteenth Poetry Prose Seventeenth]
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- I'm a games and theory kind of guy. I love puzzles, so it was fun dissecting Shakespeare's prose.
[ Fun Games Guy Kind Love Prose Puzzles Shakespeare Theory]
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- I write novellas because I don't like loose sprawling prose.
[ Because Loose Prose Sprawling Write]
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- No, I can't write treatments, I think there's a danger with treatments. That you... you write out your first excitement and enthusiasm in a prose treatment.
[ Danger Enthusiasm Excitement First Out Prose Think Treatment Treatments Write Your]
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- I want prose fiction to be recognized as that, and I'm not interested in writing as it becomes more personal.
[ Becomes Fiction Interested More Personal Prose Recognized Want Writing]
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- But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
[ Apart Artistic Beauty Bible Chinese Every Found Great Hebrew High Indian Monument Original Own Persian Poetry Prose Rare Religious Respect Scripture Some Special Stands Sublime Value Very Whether Will]
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- Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.
[ Architecture Baroque Decoration Interior Over Prose]
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- Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists.
[ Advertisements Artists Estate Most Next Prose Real Suspect Writer]
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- The human brain can soften as a result of incessant listening to music with an intent to commit prose.
[ Brain Commit Human Incessant Intent Listening Music Prose Result Soften]
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- Illegal drug use runs contrary to the image of health depicted by cycling. Distributors of these drugs must be prosecuted more harshly as they are ciminals.
[ Contrary Cycling Depicted Distributors Harshly Health Illegal Image More Must Prosecuted Runs These Use]
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- I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing.
[ Catalogues Copies Find Gallery Infinitely National Old Possible Prose Soothing Which Written]
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- The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.
[ Amnesty Been Call Commission Cooperate Criticized Does Friendship Indonesia Joint Lead Now Prosecution Providing Reference Second Started Telling Terms Those Truth Which]
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- Prosecution I have managed to avoid; but I have been arrested, charged in a police court, have refused to be bound over, and thereupon have been unconditionally released - to my great regret; for I have always wanted to know what going to prison was like.
[ Always Arrested Avoid Been Bound Charged Court Going Great Know Managed Over Police Prison Prosecution Refused Regret Released Thereupon Unconditionally Wanted]
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- I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution.
[ According Constitution Constitutional Former Immunity Including President Prosecution Rights Said Say]
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- My plays are made up of long monologues, which is similar to prose working with the language.
[ Language Long Made Monologues Plays Prose Similar Up Which Working]
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- Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose.
[ Book Diversion Great Poetry Prose Thorpe Writing]
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- I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
[ Becoming Beneficial Endeavour Essentially Further Hope Inquiry Inspire Mankind Merely Moment Pleasing Prosecute Shall Speculative Still Sufficient Trust]
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- A probing analysis of the problems of evolution forms the basis of my prose.
[ Analysis Basis Evolution Forms Probing Problems Prose]
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- In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.
[ Accuracy Anything Concerned Crazy Facts Get Go Just Language Lighter More Much Plays Prose Thrill Touch Truth Truthful Trying Where]
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- A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable, while others are less so.
[ Acceptable Achieved Achievements Against Back Backdrop Finding Generally Less Looks Narrator Others Passed Poet Prose Some These Usually While Years]
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- I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division and then as a senior assistant district attorney.
[ Assistant Attorney Brooklyn District Division Homicide Prosecutor Senior Then]
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- I think the prosecution had all the evidence in front of them to have won the case.
[ Case Evidence Front Had Prosecution Them Think Won]
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- The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal-opportunity prosecution and conviction.
[ America Business Clear Conviction Far How Makes Martha Our Prosecution Proud Risen Stewart Trial Women World]
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- The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart.
[ Also Eastern Heart Learning Literature Poetry Prose Russian Tradition]
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- Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he and his people did during their stay in power.
[ Afford Because Being Danger Did During His Leave Office Power Prosecuted Putin Real Stay Their Things Will]
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- Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting and direction as poetry is to prose.
[ Acting Direction Poetry Prose Realistic Stylized]
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- On my recent trip to the Mexico border, Border Patrol agents in California told me they have arrested the same coyotes 20 times, but they are not prosecuted.
[ Agents Arrested Border California Mexico Patrol Prosecuted Recent Same Times Told Trip]
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- I want my prose to be as clear as a pane of glass.
[ Clear Glass Pane Prose Want]
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- When you finish a poem, it clicks shut like the top of a jewel box, but prose is endless. I haven't experienced an awful lot of clicking shut!
[ Awful Box Clicking Clicks Endless Experienced Finish Haven Jewel Lot Poem Prose Shut Top]
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- The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
[ Advertising America Copy Life Poetry Prose Trouble Turned Us]
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- When we talk about justice in America we're really talking about justice brought about by the people, not by judges who are tools of the establishment or prosecutors who are are equally tools of the establishment or the wardens or the police officers.
[ America Brought Equally Establishment Judges Justice Officers Police Prosecutors Really Talk Talking Tools Wardens]
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- Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
[ Bear Certain Deal Great Hand Moderate Occasions Other Poetry Prose Sinks Under Weight]
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- We don't attempt to have any theme for a number of the anthology, or to have any particular sequence. We just put in things that we like, and then we try to alternate the prose and the poetry.
[ Alternate Anthology Any Attempt Just Number Particular Poetry Prose Put Sequence Theme Then Things Try]
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- It was an instinct to put the world in order that powered her mending split infinitives and snipping off dangling participles, smoothing away the knots and bumps until the prose before her took on a sheen, like perfect caramel.
[ Away Before Bumps Her Instinct Knots Off Order Perfect Powered Prose Put Sheen Smoothing Split Took Until World]
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- I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
[ Attorneys Been Go Guess Knack Law Own Prosecutors School Should Told]
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- Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
[ Apart Both Ears English Few Matters Much Principles Prose Readers Rhythm Rules Seem Should Simple Sound Their Trust Where Writers]
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- All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed.
[ Affection Authors Behind Books Course Enjoyed Fishing Get Met Miscellaneous Most Never Poetry Prose Side Those Whom]
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- The inquiries of the jurist are in truth prosecuted much as inquiry in physic and physiology was prosecuted before observation had taken the place of assumption.
[ Assumption Before Had Inquiries Inquiry Much Observation Physic Physiology Place Prosecuted Taken Truth]
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- The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.
[ Aside Only Passes Poet Prose Step Writer]
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- A grand jury hears only one side - that of the prosecutor.
[ Grand Hears Jury Only Prosecutor Side]
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- There have been high crimes and misdemeanors, but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress, not the president.
[ Been Committed Congress Crimes High Misdemeanors President Prosecutor Special]
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- Poetry has done enough when it charms, but prose must also convince.
[ Also Charms Convince Done Enough Must Poetry Prose]
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- If geography is prose, maps are iconography.
[ Geography Iconography Maps Prose]
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- All which is not prose is verse; and all which is not verse is prose.
[ Prose Verse Which]
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- We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war.
[ Being Dilemma Make Melancholy Peace Prosecute State War]
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- It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip.
[ Been Considered Cut Decisive Language Observed Often Poetic Prose Whip]
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- Many of today's verses are prose and bad prose.
[ Bad Many Prose Today Verses]
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- Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
[ After Centuries Comedy Creative Dante Did Divine Height Produce Prose Strangely]
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- There is poetry even in prose, in all the great prose which is not merely utilitarian or didactic: there exist poets who write in prose or at least in more or less apparent prose; millions of poets write verses which have no connection with poetry.
[ Apparent Connection Didactic Even Exist Great Least Less Merely Millions More Poetry Poets Prose Utilitarian Verses Which Write]
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- The process of composition, messing around with paragraphs and trying to make really good prose, is hardwired into my personality.
[ Around Composition Good Into Make Messing Paragraphs Personality Process Prose Really Trying]
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- When prose gets too stylized and out of control - and Stein is sometimes a good example - when you don't know what the hell is going on, then it's kind of boring.
[ Boring Control Example Gets Going Good Hell Kind Know Out Prose Sometimes Stein Stylized Then Too]
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- The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse.
[ Almost Decision Instead Interested Made More Narrative Poetry Prose Readers Reading Than Verse Write Writers]
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- When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture.
[ Characters Culture Doing Fits Idea Many Normally Our Prose Reach Story Think Those Time Want Way]
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- With prose you can incorporate more details, develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way. Prose has its own speed.
[ Details Develop Incorporate More Own Prose Scenes Special Speed Sustain Tension Way]
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- I know when I was here prosecuting homicides in the District of Columbia, one of the most effective units here was the cold case squad, which had on it FBI agents, as well as Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives working together.
[ Agents Case Cold Columbia Department Detectives District Effective Fbi Had Here Homicide Homicides Know Metropolitan Most Police Prosecuting Squad Together Units Well Which Working]
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- The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose.
[ Diary Experiences Lengthy Made Notes Ordinary Partly Poems Prose Records Sense Spiritual]
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- Drug smugglers often use juveniles to carry their shipments into the U.S. because they know the juveniles will not be prosecuted if caught.
[ Because Carry Caught Into Juveniles Know Often Prosecuted Shipments Smugglers Their Use Will]
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- I've already written 300 space poems. But I look upon my ultimate form as being a poetic prose. When you read it, it appears to be prose, but within the prose you have embedded the techniques of poetry.
[ Already Appears Being Embedded Form Look Poems Poetic Poetry Prose Read Space Techniques Ultimate Upon Within Written]
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- Poetry is its own medium; it's very different than writing prose. Poetry can talk in an imagistic sense, it has particular ways of catching an environment.
[ Catching Different Environment Medium Own Particular Poetry Prose Sense Talk Than Very Ways Writing]
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- You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
[ Always Count Fancy Murderer Prose Style]
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- Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
[ Book Chapter Chapters First Marriage Poetry Prose Remaining Which Written]
Topic: Marriage
- In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.
[ Age Between Candidate Distinction Key Only Poetry Prose Speak Television]
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- He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department's objections, or where he knew that there would be objections if he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing.
[ Career Decided Department Doing Had Knew Know Objections Over Pardons Plunge Prosecutors Where Would]
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- The decision that has to be made was whether it was material, whether he knew he was lying under oath, whether he did it willfully. I think that's required of any prosecutor who is charged with an investigation of this.
[ Any Charged Decision Did Investigation Knew Lying Made Material Oath Prosecutor Required Think Under Whether Willfully]
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- It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting - in Iraq or Afghanistan - certainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour.
[ Afghanistan Agree Certainly Cruel Currently Difficult During Either Families Funerals Hardship Hour Individual Iraq Matters Military Most Our Position Prosecuting Protesting Their Unnecessary War Your]
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- It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
[ Also Constantly Good Nothing Own Personality Prose Readable Struggles True Unless Windowpane Write]
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- The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.
[ Above Always Atmosphere Completely Damaging Forms Literature Most Novel Orthodoxy Prose Ruinous]
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- And what holds good of verse holds infinitely better in respect to prose.
[ Better Good Holds Infinitely Prose Respect Verse]
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- I really don't have a lot in common with the people who attend the Comic Con. It's like assuming that all people who write prose are the same.
[ Assuming Attend Comic Common Con Lot Prose Really Same Write]
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- Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.
[ Anything Authors Better Four-Letter Goes Good Knew Now Once Only Prose Too Use Words Writing]
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- Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading.
[ Finished Into Just Learned Line Novel Poetry Prose Quote Reading Remembering Seems Sink Still Trouble Us Verses Very Way Young]
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- What I do say is that I can write verse, and that the writing of verse in strict form is the best possible training for writing good prose.
[ Best Form Good Possible Prose Say Strict Training Verse Write Writing]
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- I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great.
[ Better Book Good Great Here Ii Literature Prose Standard Than Think Whether]
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- I'm a better polemicist in prose.
[ Better Prose]
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- When I put together a graphic novel, I don't think about literary prose. I think about storytelling.
[ Graphic Literary Novel Prose Put Storytelling Think Together]
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- He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form.
[ Any Develop Distinguished Event Fall Form Into Manner May Modern Objective Prose Result Sense Style Sure Which Will]
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- When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble.
[ Critics Exactly Grounds Poetic Poets Prose Same Style Tremble Upon Waiting Were]
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- I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would vote against the death penalty if I were in the legislature but that I could ask for it when I was satisfied as to guilt.
[ Against Ask Concluded Could Death Guilt Had Legislature Penalty Prosecutor Satisfied Vote Were Would]
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- They've got him - credible witnesses, documents, heaven knows what else. In all my years as a prosecutor I have never seen such an open-and-shut case.
[ Case Credible Documents Else Got Heaven Him Knows Never Prosecutor Seen Such Witnesses Years]
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- When ATM machines came out and people were prosecuted for robbing ATM machines, I don't think anybody thought the banks were against technology because they didn't want their ATM machines lifted.
[ Against Anybody Atm Banks Because Came Lifted Machines Out Prosecuted Robbing Technology Their Think Thought Want Were]
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- And there had to be a dagger thrust in the heart of the left to tell them that you are no longer gonna give five years for a Smith Act prosecution or one year for Contempt of Court, but we're gonna kill ya!
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- One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible, facts of literary history is the lateness, in Western European Literature at any rate, of prose fiction, and the comparative absence, in the two great classical languages, of what we call by that name.
[ Absence Any Best Call Classical Comparative European Facts Fiction Great History Intelligible Known Languages Least Literary Literature Name Prose Rate Two Western]
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- The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth.
[ Atmosphere Begun Chaucer Circumstances Early Exercise Growth Had Influence Italian Prose Tale Time Were Yet]
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- Cliches and adjectives permeated my prose.
[ Adjectives Cliches Permeated Prose]
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- In true prose everything must be underlined.
[ Everything Must Prose True]
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- However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it.
[ However Much Poem Prose Reduced Sentence]
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- He convinced me that if we're going to have honest government that you can't leave it up to the crooks and that honest people have to get involved in government. So I did. I got involved as a criminal prosecutor with the U. S. Justice Department.
[ Convinced Criminal Crooks Department Did Get Going Got Government Honest Involved Justice Leave Prosecutor Up]
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- The older I get, the more I seek to use a plain prose style, concentrating more on story.
[ Concentrating Get More Older Plain Prose Seek Story Style Use]
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- The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.
[ Even Felt Frequently Lines Most Musical Period Poetry Preeminently Prose Quoted Recollected Scripture Texts Those Which]
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- So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal.
[ Advice Again Attorney Because Brought Defence Domain Fishy Her His Into Legal Legality Own Part Prosecution Public Question Said Something Stopped Suspicion War Way Which Would]
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- I was raised in a Bronx public housing project, but studied at two of the nation's finest universities. I did work as an assistant district attorney, prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
[ Assistant Attorney Bronx Communities Crimes Devastate Did District Finest Housing Nation Our Project Prosecuting Public Raised Studied Two Universities Violent Work]
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- In contrast to what most prosecutors do, we try to treat all individuals with complete fairness. We do not go out and hold press conferences and the like.
[ Complete Conferences Contrast Fairness Go Hold Individuals Most Out Press Prosecutors Treat Try]
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- Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil.
[ Ago Athlete Authorities Chances Even Forty Journalists Nil Practically Pro Prosecuting Reporting Were Years]
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- The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital.
[ Any Being Brain Expression Heart Human Important Learn Loves Most Pay Piece Poem Prose Really She Tribute Vital]
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- From the reader's view, a poem is more demanding than prose.
[ Demanding More Poem Prose Reader Than View]
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- A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.
[ Accent Actor Because Delivered Does Essence Feeling Great Independent Poet Prose Reside Supreme Verse Which]
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- People and places are the source of my work, both in prose and verse-and this remark is not the truism it seems, for I do not distinguish as sharply between a place and a person as most people seem to do.
[ Between Both Distinguish Most Person Place Places Prose Remark Seem Seems Sharply Source Work]
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- It is only the inadequacy of the criminal code that saves the hackers from very serious prosecution.
[ Code Criminal Hackers Inadequacy Only Prosecution Saves Serious Very]
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- Poetry is fascinating. As soon as it begins the poetry has changed the thing into something extra, and somehow prose can go over into poetry.
[ Begins Changed Extra Fascinating Go Into Over Poetry Prose Somehow Something Soon Thing]
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- Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process.
[ Accused Carries Else End Every Form Imposes Judgment Legal Neurosis Perform Primitive Proceeding Process Prosecution Same Sentence Should Someone Which]
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- The government doesn't really prosecute for polygamy anymore, but a lot of the arrests are of groups supporting themselves through welfare scams or for child abuse. So that was all I'd really heard about polygamists.
[ Abuse Anymore Arrests Child Government Groups Heard Lot Polygamy Prosecute Really Scams Supporting Themselves Through Welfare]
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- The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof, really is an author.
[ Author Burden Carry Proof Prosecutor Really Supposed]
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- I have always tended toward a lush prose style, but I take care to modulate it from story to story and to strip it down entirely when necessary.
[ Always Care Down Entirely Lush Necessary Prose Story Strip Style Take Tended Toward]
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- One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
[ Deny Few Fewer Merit More Persons Poetry Prose Says Than Will Words]
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- Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential.
[ Being Cases Collect Confidential Convicted Court Does Forces Gather Get Information Lead Many Necessarily Needs Police Prosecuted Public Remain Security Services Used]
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- Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony.
[ Art Beautiful Exchanging Harmony Laborious Plain Poetry Prose Sense Way]
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- But I have the satisfaction, at the same time, to reflect that the impression to be made depends upon the consistency of the charge and the motives of the prosecutors.
[ Charge Consistency Depends Impression Made Motives Prosecutors Reflect Same Satisfaction Time Upon]
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- Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking.
[ Answers Artists Asking Emotional Got Hear Just More Music Other Poetry Prose Questions Revolutionary Saying Than]
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- I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.
[ Believe Branch Congress Did Executive Independent Judiciary Particularly Prosecutor Shows System Ultimately Watergate Work Working]
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- I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
[ Any Concentration Fused Glowing Glued More Prose Romance Time Together Want Waste Worlds]
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- The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mold of the body and mind.
[ Body Essence Gives His Mind Mold Poet Prose Takes Us]
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- Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
[ Best Delicious Full Most Poetry Prose True Which Yet]
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- There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.
[ Admired Beyond Explained Logic Mystery Poetry Prose Something]
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- I would never write realistic prose. I don't like people who try to write in a poetic style, but in the course of their book abandon it for realism, and weave back and forth like drunkards between the surreal and the real.
[ Abandon Back Between Book Course Drunkards Forth Never Poetic Prose Real Realism Realistic Style Surreal Their Try Weave Would Write]
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