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If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted.
this planned
Babel of Boston where our money talks
We, in the ages lying
In the buried past of the earth,
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It were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its colour and odour, as seek to ...
The foreigner coming to these shores is more impressed at first by our sky-scrapers. They are new to him. He has not done anything ...
Laughter and weeping, the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy, mark the extremes of a continuous spectrum; both provide channels for ...
Zen is to religion what a Japanese "rock garden" is to a garden. Zen knows no god, no afterlife, no good and no evil, as the rock- ...
Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which--miraculously, it seems--merge into a si ...
Darwin was, like Copernicus, a one-idea man. Each had his "nuclear inspiration" early in life, and spent the rest of his life work ...
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