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A little instruction in the elements of chartography--a little practice in the use of the compass and the spirit level, a topograp ...
Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of th ...
It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can ...
I take your arms boldly,
each day a new excursion.
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Here in the country it is only a few idle boys or loafers that go a-fishing on a rainy day; but there it appeared as if every able ...
Midway the lake we took on board two manly-looking middle-aged men.... I talked with one of them, telling him that I had come all ...
I read a part of the story of my excursion to Ktaadn to quite a large audience of men and boys, the other night, whom it intereste ...
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ...
Here lies a man who was killed by lightning;
He died when his prospects seemed to be brightening.
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I don't think of myself as a sex symbol or a servant. I think of myself as somebody who knows how to open the door of a 747 in the ...
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