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He wrapped himself in quotations--as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
I see young men, my townsmen, whose misfortune it is to have inherited farms, houses, barns, cattle, and farming tools; for these ...
I have seen in my time two enormous extensions of the suffrage to men--one in America and one in England. But neither the negroes ...
Morality for the novelist is expressed not so much in the choice of subject matter as in the plot of the narrative, which is perha ...
There's a theory, one I find persuasive, that the quest for knowledge is, at bottom, the search for the answer to the question: "W ...
Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
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Most things are born in the mothering darkness and most things die. Darkness is the womb of creation, my boy. But the sun with his ...
When we sent our first child off to school I experienced a jarring moment, an epiphany. I had been teaching young children for man ...
In most nineteenth-century cities, both large and small, more than 50 percent--and often up to 75 percent--of the residents in any ...
Do you know how poetry started? I always think that it started when a cave boy came running back to the cave, through the tall gra ...
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