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Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
Now that Stevenson is dead I can think of but one English- speaking author who is really keeping his self-respect and sticking for ...
Stevenson had noble ideas--as did the young Franklin for that matter. But Stevenson felt that the way to implement them was to pre ...
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
My grandfather fell on Vinegar Hill,
And fighting was not his trade;
Shea--they call him Scholar Jack--
Went down the list of the dead.
"Wherever there's Kellys there's trouble," said Burke,
"Wherever fighting's the game,
"Oh, the fighting races don't die out,
If they seldom die in bed,
For love is first in their hearts, no doubt,"
We walked to the brink and we looked it in the face.
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art.... If you try to run away from it, if you are s ...
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