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... such is the horrible idea that I entertain respecting a life of servitude, that if I conceived of there being no possibility o ...
One idea is enough to organize a life and project it
Into unusual but viable forms, but many ideas merely
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We have not the motive to prepare ourselves for a "life-work" of teaching, of social work--we know that we would lay it down with ...
I had reconciled myself to a life without marriage or children for the sake of my career. And then my brothers got married. I real ...
It is a life-and-death conflict between all those grand, universal, man-respecting principles which we call by the comprehensive t ...
Had I but plenty of money, money enough and to spare,
The house for me, no doubt, were a house in the city-square;
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What is a life or two, Guy! Some people are better off dead. Like your wife and my father, for instance.
War is not a life: it is a situation,
One which may neither be ignored nor accepted,
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It seems just possible that a poem might happen
To a very young man: but a poem is not poetry--
That is a life.
At sixty I look back on a life of deep disappointments, of withered hopes, of unlooked for suffering, of severe discipline.
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