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What use soever be made of truth, yet truth is truth, and now the question is not, what is fit to be preached, but what is true.
If true that notion, which but few contest,
That in the way of wit short things are best,
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Crosby's fans talk about how "relaxed" he was, how "natural," how "casual and easygoing." By the time Presley began causing sensat ...
If we eliminated the dog from our lives, nothing much would happen to our ecology. Independent of man, the dog is a vandal. With m ...
In the field of politics the equivalent of a theorem is a perfectly disciplined army; of a sonnet or picture, a police state under ...
Realism, whether it be socialist or not, falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it; it does not take into ...
In a virtuous and free state, no rewards can be so pleasing to sensible minds, as those which include the approbation of our fello ...
He had long before indulged most unfavourable sentiments of our fellow-subjects in America. For, as early as 1769,... he had said ...
Sir, they are a race of convicts, and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
If the heart beguiles itself in its choice [of a wife], and imagination will give excellencies which are not the portion of flesh ...
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