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Well, of course, you can't order eternity wrapped up and delivered at your residence for a price, but I've seen Father Time get pretty bad stone bruises on his heels when he walked through the gold diggings.
Why, half the time you can't read anything a prisoner writes on a tin plate, or anywhere else.
Well, we can't resk being as long as we ought to, because it mayn't take very long for Uncle Silas to hear from down there by New Orleans.
I can't thrash Aunt March, so I suppose I shall have to bear it.
I can't have a carriage without its costing ever so much.
I can't dance anymore, but as soon as supper is over, watch for Hannah and tell me the minute she comes.
Oh, I can't do it," she said, in a voice almost of agony; "Stephen, don't ask me--don't urge me.
I can't set out on a fresh life, and forget that; I must go back to it, and cling to it, else I shall feel as if there were nothing firm beneath my feet.
Go, then,--leave me; don't torture me any longer,--I can't bear it.
If it won't do any good to make the thing known," said Nancy, who thought she might now allow herself the relief of entertaining a feeling which she had tried to silence before, "I should be very thankful for father and Priscilla never to be troubled with knowing what was done in the past, more than about Dunsey: it can't be helped, their knowing that.
But I can't see anything but difficulties that 'ud come from telling it now.
I am naturally very disappointed, but as you know you can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink.

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