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The name of a successor is like the tolling of my own death-bell!
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main.... Any man's death diminishes me ...
"Michael Henchard's Will
"That Elizabeth-Jane Farfrae be not told of my death, or made to grieve on account of me.
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If it is not a tragical life we live, then I know not what to call it. Such a story as that of Jesus Christ,--the history of Jerus ...
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
[Asked, upon the death of her fast friend and sister suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1816-1902), which period of their associat ...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
O Death, rock me asleep,
Bring me to quiet rest,
Let pass my weary guiltless ghost
Out of my careful breast.
Toll on, thou passing bell;
Ring out my doleful knell;
Logic, reason, disease, and the menace of death, these things meant nothing at all to us. We were committed to other values by whi ...
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