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I am not of the opinion generally entertained in this country [England], that man lives by Greek and Latin alone; that is, by know ...
It is time for dead languages to be quiet.
Miss C_____ is ... remarkably neat in her person and is uncommonly diligent in every part of useful economy.... She hath indeed un ...
Money indeed may be considered as the most universal and expressive of all languages. For gold and silver coins are no more money ...
Here stands the row of enormous stelæ that have furnished the date that links the Mayan calendar to ours. These stones standing g ...
The words "house" and "home" are a shorthand for two ways of thinking about the family, but it needs to be pointed out that they d ...
During those years in Stamps, I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare. He was my first white love.... it was Shakespeare w ...
A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just
Begins to live
That day.
April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
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Men have come to speak of the revelation as somewhat long ago given and done, as if God were dead. The injury to faith throttles t ...
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