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My favorite figure of the American author is that of a man who breeds a favorite dog, which he throws into the Mississippi River f ...
Since the Greeks, Western man has believed that Being, all Being, is intelligible, that there is a reason for everything ... and t ...
Anxiety is not fear, being afraid of this or that definite object, but the uncanny feeling of being afraid of nothing at all. It i ...
Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
What was he doing, the great god Pan,
Down in the reeds by the river?
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What monster have we here?
A great Deed at this hour of day?
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Nay, if there's room for poets in this world
A little overgrown (I think there is),
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The man, most man,
Works best for men: and, if most man indeed,
He gets his manhood plainest from his soul.
A good neighbour, even in this,
Is fatal sometimes, cuts your morning up
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Measure not the work
Until the day's out and the labour done,
Then bring your gauges.
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