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Letter "R" » rakes
«Every good newspaper is muckraking to some degree. It's part of our job. Where there's muck, we ought to rake it.»
«Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.»
«Ah, that I were free again! Free as when I rode that day, Where the barefoot maiden raked the hay»
«We're Regency Rakes / And each of us makes / A personal issue / Of adipose tissue.»
«The bad gardener quarrels with his rake»
«Men, some to business, some to pleasure take; but every woman is at heart a rake»
«Better have an old man to humor than a young rake to break your heart»
«The men with the muck-rake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck.»
«`Come, come,' said Tom's father, `at your time of life, / There's no longer excuse for thus playing the rake - / It is time you should think, boy, of taking a wife' - `Why, so it is, father - whose wife shall I take?'»