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The race of prophets is extinct. Europe is becoming set in its ways, slowly embalming itself beneath the wrappings of its borders, ...
Dost thou ask what I mean by emancipation?... 1. It is "to reject with indignation, the wile and guilty phantasy, that man can hol ...
All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions:
1. What can I kno
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To me, literature is a calling, even a kind of salvation. It connects me with an enterprise that is over 2,000 years old. What do ...
There is no doubt that the practice is a means of suppressing and controlling the sexual behaviour of women. Female circumcision i ...
All over Harlem, Negro boys and girls are growing into stunted maturity, trying desperately to find a place to stand; and the wond ...
The American ideal, after all, is that everyone should be as much alike as possible.
It is commonly said ... that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stick where it is not just. I deny it. A tru ...
I have, by long experience, found women to be like Telephus's spear: if one end kills, the other cures.
I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive.
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