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Literature takes shape and life in the body, in the wombs of the mother tongue: always: and the Fathers of Culture get anxious abo ...
Sometimes, in a summer morning, having taken my accustomed bath, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in a rever ...
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God--not the result of works, so ...
Henry David Thoreau and Charles Darwin form both a spectacular comparison and contrast. Both Thoreau and Darwin were voyagers. One ...
For hym was levere have at his beddes heed,
Twenty bookes, clad in blak or reed,
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The art of invective resembles the art of boxing. Very few fights are won with the straight left. It is too obvious, and it can be ...
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peo ...
At a tender age, I commandeered half a quire of foolscap from my father's desk and sat down to write a book. ...I had observed on ...
What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in wars had been em ...
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