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'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
The beginning of sense, not to say wisdom, is to realize that 'doing an action,' as used in philosophy, is a highly abstract expre ...
Age. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that remain by reviling those we have no longer the vigor to commit.
There is a wonderful, but neglected precision in these words. The old English noun "travel" (in the sense of a journey) was origin ...
We are all aware that speech, like chemistry, has a structure. There is a limited set of elements--vowels and consonants--and thes ...
What an antithetical mind!--tenderness, roughness--delicacy, coarseness--sentiment, sensuality--soaring and grovelling, dirt and d ...
Without our being especially conscious of the transition, the word "parent" has gradually come to be used as much as a verb as a n ...
Why indeed must "God" be a noun? Why not a verb--the most active and dynamic of all.
in the brown baked features
The eyes of a familiar compound ghost
Both intimate and unidentifiable.
Put God in your debt. Every stroke shall be repaid. The longer the payment is withholden, the better for you; for compound interes ...
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