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I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, ...
We envy not the warmer clime, that lies
In ten degrees of more indulgent skies,
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Is it true or false that Belfast is north of London? That the galaxy is the shape of a fried egg? That Beethoven was a drunkard? T ...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled ...
Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
Addison writes with the ease of a gentleman. His readers fancy that a wise and accomplished companion is talking to them; so that ...
Eternal Venice sinking by degrees
Into the very water that she lights;
Hence from scenic bacchanal,
Preshrunk and droll prodigal!
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The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and t ...
We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
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