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I remember
a dream two nights ago: the voice,
'the artist must
create himself or be born again.'
and the deaf soul
struggles, strains forward, to lip-read what it needs:
...
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, ...
As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy.... Translation is very m ...
It is no longer possible for lyric poetry to express the immensity of our experience. Life has grown too cumbersome, too complicat ...
That's metaphysics, my dear fellow. It's forbidden me by my doctor, my stomach won't take it.
Everything established, settled, everything to do with home and order and the common round, has crumbled into dust and been swept ...
What you don't understand is that it is possible to be an atheist, it is possible not to know if God exists or why He should, and ...
What is history? Its beginning is that of the centuries of systematic work devoted to the solution of the enigma of death, so that ...
Snow, snow over the whole land
across all boundaries.
The candle burned on the table,
the candle burned.
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