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Death is only a larger kind of going abroad.
In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
Celestial roundsmen under the aegis of the 'New England Watch and Ward Society' inaugurated a virulent campaign against 'lewd and ...
No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against ...
I equally dislike the favour of the public with the love of a woman--they are both a cloying treacle to the wings of independence.
Who would wish to be among the commonplace crowd of the little famous--who are each individually lost in a throng made up of thems ...
I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom--one filled with hatreds cannot be vain ...
It seems to me that we do not know nearly enough about ourselves; that we do not often enough wonder if our lives, or some events ...
Much reading has brought upon us a learned barbarism.
Lap me in soft Lydian airs,
Married to immortal verse,
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