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The moments of the past do not remain still; they retain in our memory the motion which drew them towards the future, towards a fu ...
... when we shall have our amendment to the Constitution of the United States, everyone will think it was always so, just exactly ...
I feel some unwillingness to quit the remembrance of the past. With all the hope of the new I feel that we are leaving the old.
Let all our dealings with the redman be characterized by justice and good faith, and let there be the most liberal provision for h ...
The general review of the past tends to satisfy me with my political life. No man, I suppose, ever came up to his ideal. The first ...
The day has gone by into the dim vista of the past when idleness was considered a virtue in woman.
...when I have formed the sounds, said the words out loud, those who had assumed Yiddish was a language of the past only, suddenly ...
The moon is a white strange world, great, white, soft-seeming globe in the night sky, and what she actually communicates to me acr ...
The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.
The West is preparing to add its fables to those of the East. The valleys of the Ganges, the Nile, and the Rhine having yielded th ...
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