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The hill farmer ... always seems to make out somehow with his corn patch, his few vegetables, his rifle, and fishing rod. This sel ...
Every European visitor to the United States is struck by the comparative rarity of what he would call a face, by the frequency of ...
What's this, Aurora Leigh,
You write so of the poets and not laugh?
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Of one thing I can assure you with comparative certainty, whoever wins, Europe will be economically ruined. This war is America's ...
All stealing is comparative. If you come to absolutes, pray who does not steal?
Our comparative fidelity was fear of defeat at the hands of another partner.
For everything outside the phenomenal world, language can only be used allusively, but never even approximately in a comparative w ...
It is not surprising that the motion picture relies to a considerable extent on devices borrowed from the theatre. There are many ...
That hour in the life of a man when first the help of humanity fails him, and he learns that in his obscurity and indigence humani ...
Some have said that the thesis [of indeterminacy] is a consequence of my behaviorism. Some have said that it is a reductio ad absu ...
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