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The steadiness of English society, a necessary consequence of aristocratic institutions and habits, makes the English generally re ...
The masculine imagination lives in a state of perpetual revolt against the limitations of human life. In theological terms, one mi ...
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
What we call spring here is one rose and two buds that just grew in the cloister garden. That is enough to move the men of my coun ...
There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable: those who serve God with all their heart because they know him, and those w ...
[Christianity] endeavors equally to establish these two things: that God has set up in the Church visible signs to make himself kn ...
Men often take their imagination for their heart; and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
With varying vanities, from ev'ry part,
They shift the moving toyshop of their heart;
Too late in the wrong rain
They come together whom their love parted:
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Thoughts, like old vultures, prey upon their heart-strings,
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