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Byron's revealing line, "And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep," suggests that the comic sense is parasitic ...
Hereditary monarchy offers numerous advantages for America. It is the only form of government able to unify a heterogeneous people ...
For mainstream American blacks, the vast majority of churches have Hebrew names--Ebenezer, Mount Zion, Canaan, Mount Moriah, Taber ...
It is of great use to the sailor, to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean. It ...
[Religious liberty was] in its nature an inalienable right ... because the opinions of men, depending only upon the evidence conte ...
So that the life of a writer, whatever he might fancy to the contrary, was not so much a state of composition, as a state of warfa ...
the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy the soul of any man.
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But I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
I reside at Table Mountain, and my name is Truthful James;
I am not up to small deceit, or any sinful games;
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