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The Good of man is the active exercise of his soul's faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue.... Moreover this activity ...
"Farewell to barn and stack and tree,
Farewell to Severn shore.
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You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!
Swallow a loss and learn a lesson.
People can be as greedy as a snake trying to swallow an elephant.
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, ...
As a particularly dramatic gesture, he throws wide his arms and whacks the side of the barn with the heavy cane he uses to stab at ...
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and hap ...
So a swallow perpetuated
In dove-gray dusk can be both the end and the exaltation of a new
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A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precook ...
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