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So universal and widely related is any transcendent moral greatness, and so nearly identical with greatness everywhere and in ever ...
For anyone addicted to reading commonplace books ... finding a good new one is much like enduring a familiar recurrence of malaria ...
Between labor and play stands work. A man is a worker if he is personally interested in the job which society pays him to do; what ...
The Renaissance was, as much as anything, a revolt from the logic of the Middle Ages. We speak of the Renaissance as the birth of ...
Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
His misfortune was that he loved youth--he was weak to it, it kindled him. If there was one eager eye, one doubting, critical mind ...
And for the citation of so many authors, 'tis the easiest thing in nature. Find out one of these books with an alphabetical index, ...
I am told that Duclos' book is not in vogue in Paris, and that it is being violently criticized, apparently because readers unders ...
There is a Book
By seraphs writ with beams of heavenly light,
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