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Do they [the publishers of Murphy] not understand that if the book is slightly obscure it is because it is a compression and that ...
People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what ...
A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
Personal rights, universally the same, demand a government framed on the ratio of the census: property demands a government framed ...
The triumphs of peace have been in some proximity to war. Whilst the hand was still familiar with the sword-hilt, whilst the habit ...
Religious faith is a most filling vapor.
It swirls occluded in us under tight
Compression to uplift us out of weight....
... these great improvements of modern times are blessings or curses on us, just in the same ratio as the mental, moral, and relig ...
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.
Darwin was, like Copernicus, a one-idea man. Each had his "nuclear inspiration" early in life, and spent the rest of his life work ...
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