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As he grew accustomed to the great gallery of machines, he began to feel the forty-foot dynamos as a moral force, much as the earl ...
The twenties are tryout years and what motivates young people are two contradictory impulses. The urge to create a structure that ...
When my lover came to bed,
the knot came untied
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Barely tolerated, living on the margin
In our technological society, we were always having to be rescued
...
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
Did men but consider that the sun, moon, and stars, and every other object of the senses, are only so many sensations in their min ...
To be a good actor ... it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul, to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the labor ...
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
The horse stares at its captor, barely remembering the free kicks of youth.
Arrogance rides triumphantly through the gates, barely glancing at the old woman about to cut the rope and spring shut the trap.
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