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The sky sinks in the morning, this fact has been insufficiently observed.
Must it be? It must be.
[Muss es sein? Es muss sein.]
What knows,--the something over Setebos
That made Him, or He, may be, found and fought,
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America was too big to have been discovered all at one time. It would have been better for the graces if it had been discovered in ...
It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.
I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there ...
I have been grateful to you from the day you turned your attention to the follies and fanaticisms of religious sects. Against thos ...
Observe it, the vulgar often laugh, but never smile, whereas well-bred people often smile, and seldom or never laugh. A witty thin ...
In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
Boys finding for the first time their loins filled with heart's
blood
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