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A madhouse of frenzied moneymaking and frenzied pleasure-seeking, with none of the corners chipped off. It is beautifully situated ...
The most conservative man in the world is the British Trade Unionist when you want to change him.
I ... walked to the Abbey of Holyroodhouse once to the Palace itself, once to the crown of Scotland above the gate in front, and o ...
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
For, if a "good speaker," never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that ... is there a more ...
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 ...
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far ...
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