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"We, we children, why our lives are circumscribed, circumferential;
Close, too close to the center...."
Traditionally in American society, men have been trained for both competition and teamwork through sports, while women have been r ...
He is no more than the chief officer of the people, appointed by the laws, and circumscribed with definite powers, to assist in wo ...
I did not lose my Sirian perspectives, the Sirian scope of time and space. But I was inside, too, this civilisation's view of itse ...
[Religious establishment] is adverse to the diffusion of the light of Christianity ... [because] with an ignoble and unchristian t ...
Nothing is beautiful, except man alone: all aesthetics rests upon this naïveté, which is its first truth. Let us immediately add ...
Modesty and taste are questions of latitude and education; the more people know,--the more their ideas are expanded by travel, exp ...
I cannot help wondering sometimes what I might have become and might have done if I had lived in a country which had not circumscr ...
I never saw any people who appeared to live so much without amusement as the Cincinnatians.... Were it not for the churches,... I ...
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