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Well, it is a good experience, to divest oneself of some tested ideals, some old standbys,
And even finding nothing to put in
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History by apprising them [students] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of ...
In order to swim one takes off all one's clothes--in order to aspire to the truth one must undress in a far more inward sense, div ...
Biography, in its purer form, confined to the ended lives of the true and brave, may be held the fairest meed of human virtue--one ...
The representative women of the nation have done their uttermost for the last thirty years to secure freedom for the negro, and so ...
For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legis ...
I have paid no poll-tax for six years. I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the ...
The most primitive experiences of shame are connected with sight and being seen, but it has been interestingly suggested that guil ...
"Promise me solemnly," I said to her as she lay on what I believed to be her death bed, "if you find in the world beyond the grave ...
The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
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