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People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but--" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the t ...
When life has been well spent, age is a loss of what it can well spare,--muscular strength, organic instincts, gross bulk, and wor ...
It so happened that, a few weeks later, "Old Ernie" [Ernest Hemingway] himself was using my room in New York as a hide-out from li ...
Only he who can view his own past as an abortion sprung from compulsion and need can use it to full advantage in the present. For ...
I would rather have a young fellow too much than too little dressed: the excess on that side will wear off, with a little age and ...
When autonomy is respected, the two-year-old does not carry this unfinished task into later stages of growth. In adolescence, the ...
Boasting is often carried by certain Americans to the extreme. Often however it is a reaction against slights, an effort to veil d ...
In the morning I awake, and find the old world, wife, babes, and mother, Concord and Boston, the dear old spiritual world, and eve ...
Telephone poles were matchsticks, put there to be snapped off at a whim. Dogs trotting across the road were suddenly big trucks. O ...
They're semiotic phantoms, bits of deep cultural imagery that have split off and taken on a life of their own, like those Jules Ve ...
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