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A rat eats, then leaves its droppings.
Prostitutes have very improperly been styled women of pleasure; they are women of pain, or sorrow, of grief, of bitter and continu ...
Wandering between two worlds, one dead,
The other powerless to be born,
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I am using it [the word 'perceive'] here in such a way that to say of an object that it is perceived does not entail saying that i ...
The real essence, the internal qualities, and constitution of even the meanest object, is hid from our view; something there is in ...
All that stock of arguments [the skeptics] produce to depreciate our faculties, and make mankind appear ignorant and low, are draw ...
Truth and kindness in sweet embrace,
Righteousness and peace are God's grace;
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Sorrow is hard to bear, and doubt is slow to clear,
Each sufferer says his say, his scheme of the weal and woe:
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The Caracal lies on a shelf in its den in the Zoological Gardens quietly licking its fur. I go up and stand near it. It makes a fa ...
Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms.
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