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... the loss of belief in future states is politically, though certainly not spiritually, the most significant distinction between ...
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of ...
Every generation rewrites the past. In easy times history is more or less of an ornamental art, but in times of danger we are driv ...
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, jus ...
The present century has not dealt kindly with the farmer. His legends are all but obsolete, and his beliefs have been pared away b ...
What is it that distinguishes man from animals? It is not his upright posture. That was present in the apes long before the brain ...
Before and After. Yes, with a little work, they can be saved. It is the present, the immediate moment--the During--that is doomed.
Nothing ... is so ungrateful as a rising generation; yet, if there is any faintest glimmer of light ahead of us in the present, it ...
The present war having so long cut off all communication with Great-Britain, we are not able to make a fair estimate of the state ...
I am anxious to afford some alleviation of your present distress. Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You can not no ...
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