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I was the intellectual equivalent of a 98-pound weakling. I would go to the beach and people would kick copies of Byron in my face ...
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
The quality of a man's mind can generally be judged by the size of his wastepaper basket.
'Twas English cut on Greek and Latin,
Like fustian heretofore on satin;
What is the worst of woes that wait on age?
What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow?
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Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying,
Streams like the thunderstorm against the wind.
For the "superior morality" of which we hear so much, we too would desire to be thankful: at the same time, it were but blindness ...
We have our little theory on all human and divine things. Poetry, the workings of genius itself, which, in all times, with one or ...
This we take it is the grand characteristic of our age. By our skill in Mechanism, it has come to pass, that in the management of ...
When we can drain the Ocean into mill-ponds, and bottle up the Force of Gravity, to be sold by retail, in gas jars; then may we ho ...
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