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If it is no exaggeration to say that Deerfield is not so much a town as the ghost of a town, its dimness almost transparent, its q ...
"To my thinking" boomed the Professor, begging the question as usual, "the greatest triumph of the human mind was the calculation ...
J.P. Harrah: What the hell are you doin' here?
Cole: I'm lookin' at a tin star with a drunk pinned on it.
I don't want her to have a cat because she'll end up talking baby talk to the cat. That's the way it is, and how can a P.I. do tha ...
The death of William Tecumseh Sherman, which took place to-day at his residence in the city of New York at 1 o'clock and 50 minute ...
Do you remember how old Ford was always writing how Conrad suffered so when he wrote? How it was un metier de chien etc. Do you su ...
I am a Wasp only in the genetic sense; the P does not quite apply. As an Episcopalian I am technically an Anglican Catholic, meani ...
A black pall, you know, with a silver cross on it, or R.I.P.--requiescat in pace--you know. That seems to me the most beautiful ex ...
One swiftly forgets his intolerable writing, his mirthless, sedulous, repellent manner, in the face of the Athenian tragedy he ins ...
His moving impulse is no flabby yearning to teach, to expound, to make simple; it is that "obscure inner necessity" of which Conra ...
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