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No jutty, frieze,
Buttress, nor coign of vantage, but this bird
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Religion itself becomes offensively monotonous. On every point of vantage are pagodas--stupid stalagmites of stagnant piety.
In a coign of the cliff between lowland and highland,
At the sea-down's edge between windward and lee,
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The disadvantage of men not knowing the past is that they do not know the present. History is a hill or high point of vantage, fro ...
It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and ...
I philosophize from the vantage point only of our own
provincial conceptual scheme and scientific epoch, true; but I know no
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Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the e ...
Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
The French Revolution, Fichte's Theory of Knowledge, and Goethe's Wilhelm Meister are the three greatest tendencies of the age. Wh ...
Why, all the souls that were were forfeit once,
And He that might the vantage best have took
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