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At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman, and these hills, the softness of the sky, the outline of these trees at this ve ...
But among all our Methods of moving Pity or Terror, there is none so absurd and barbarous, and what more exposes us to the Contemp ...
The old guard may grumble and occasionally sue, but in a society where Portnoy's Complaint is a record-breaking best- seller sexua ...
There was an old fellow of Lyme
Who lived with three wives at one time.
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It is as absurd to say that [due to motherhood] all women shall be denied the suffrage, as it would be to deny all men the suffrag ...
If often he was wrong and at times absurd,
To us he is no more a person
Now but a whole climate of opinion.
For one who lived among enemies so long:
If often he was wrong and at times absurd,
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he held the proper opinions for the time of year;
When there was peace, he was for peace; when there was war, he went.
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To live and die amongst foreigners may seem less absurd than to live persecuted or tortured by one's fellow countrymen.... But to ...
It seems, Euphranor..., that there is nothing so singularly absurd as we are apt to think, in the belief of mysteries; and that a ...
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