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My life closed twice before its close--
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
We are becoming like cats, slyly parasitic, enjoying an indifferent domesticity. Nice and snug in "the social" our historic passio ...
We are all hostages, and we are all terrorists. This circuit has replaced that other one of masters and slaves, the dominating and ...
An honest appraisal of the respective pleasures derived from theater and cinema, at least as to what is less intellectual and more ...
Love requited is a short circuit.
[T]he syndrome known as life is too diffuse to admit of palliation. For every symptom that is eased, another is made worse. The ho ...
The windows were then closed and the steam turned on. There was a sign up saying that no one could smoke, but you couldn't help it ...
"Why cannot the ear be closed to its own destruction?
Or the glistening eye to the poison of a smile?
With two sons born eighteen months apart, I operated mainly on automatic pilot through the ceaseless activity of their early child ...
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