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The atoms of Democritus
And Newton's particles of light
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Democritus plucked his eye out because he could not look at a woman without thinking of her as a woman. If he had read a few of ou ...
If I were in the unenviable position of having to study my work my points of departure would be the "Naught is more real ..." and ...
I know those little phrases that seem so innocuous and, once you let them in, pollute the whole of speech. Nothing is more real th ...
They lard their lean books with the fat of others' works.
By convention there is color, by convention sweetness, by
convention bitterness, but in reality there are atoms and space.
Our own peculiar human condition is that we are as fit to be laughed at as able to laugh.
We judge a horse not only by its pace on a racecourse, but also by its walk, nay, when resting in its stable.
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