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One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
As we try to change, we will discover within us a fierce struggle between our loyalty to that battle-scarred victim of his own chi ...
Analogies between the stage and the screen assume that they deal with the same material. But they don't. The material of the scree ...
False greatness is unsociable and remote: conscious of its own frailty, it hides, or at least averts its face, and reveals itself ...
Remember then our only shape is death
When mask and face are nailed apart at last.
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I can't do with mountains at close quarters--they are always in the way, and they are so stupid, never moving and never doing anyt ...
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage at close of day;
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When cups went round at close of day
Is not that how good stories run?
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When I heard at the close of the day how my name had been receiv'd
with plaudits in the capitol, still it was not a happy nig
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Tamed as it may be, sexuality remains one of the demonic forces in human consciousness--pushing us at intervals close to taboo and ...
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