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Vernacular buildings are not the sentimental, picturesque backdrop to real life. They may be beautiful, but that is beside the poi ...
Write to the point: say immediately what you want to say most, even if it doesn't "come first." There are three reasons for doing ...
the trouble lies in pointing
At any stars. For one's own finger aims
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The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
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"Tall tales" were told of the sociability of the Texans, one even going so far as to picture a member of the Austin colony forcing ...
Paper is soft and ink is fluid; it might be better if some pages of this chronicle could be written on chips of granite at the poi ...
It used to be said that, socially speaking, Philadelphia asked who a person is, New York how much is he worth, and Boston what doe ...
The point, as Marx saw it, is that dreams never come true.
Forced labor as a punishment is limited as to time and intensity. The convict retains his rights over his body; he is not absolute ...
The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything--gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness--rediscovers its ...
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