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Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?
And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fist
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novel ...
For why should my liberty be subject to the judgment of someone else's conscience?
The bite of conscience, like a dog biting a stone, is a stupidity.
"How many things there were for conscience to bite on in the past! How good its teeth were then!--And today? What is missing?"MA d ...
Conscience. That stuff, that stuff can drive you nuts.
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
And every tongue brings in a several tale,
Love is too young to know what conscience is,
Yet who knows not conscience is born of love?
Conscience is but a word that cowards use,
Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.
The common consolation which some good christian or other, is hourly administering to himself,--that he thanks God his mind does n ...
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