1 The beauty here visible would in no long time be ruthlessly over-run by its parasite, thought, which might just as well have fed upon a plainer exterior where there was nothing it could harm.
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2 In the first place, I won't have any kings; if it were only from an economical point of view, I don't want any; a king is a parasite.
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3 Occasionally the marks were hidden under tufts of myrtle, which spread into large bushes laden with blossoms, or beneath parasitical lichen.
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4 With the worthless parasitical human beings gone, there was more for everyone to eat.
5 We townies are parasites, and yet we feel superior to them.
6 No more fictions; no more parasites.
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7 He had "recipes" for exterminating from a field, blight, tares, foxtail, and all parasitic growths which destroy the wheat.
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8 No one knows that he bears within him a frightful parasitic pain with a thousand teeth, which lives within the unhappy man, and of which he is dying.
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9 The fine flower of their intimacy was to her rather like an orchid, a bulb stuck parasitic on her tree of life, and producing, to her eyes, a rather shabby flower.
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10 Add the suppression of parasitism, and it will be solved.
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