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... social advance depends quite as much upon an increase in moral sensibility as it does upon a sense of duty ...
I am going to tell you something concerning myself, which ... will I believe a little surprise you--it is, that I scarce wish for ...
This, then, is held to be the duty of the man of wealth: First, to set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning displ ...
Another danger is imminent: A contested result. And we have no such means for its decision as ought to be provided by law. This mu ...
I shall not be surprised if Colonel [John Charles] Fremont receives less than one hundred electoral votes. But, after all, the goo ...
The honor my country shall never be stained by an apology from me for the statement of truth and the performance of duty; nor can ...
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Darwin was, like Copernicus, a one-idea man. Each had his "nuclear inspiration" early in life, and spent the rest of his life work ...
But oh, not the hills of Habersham,
And oh, not the valleys of Hall
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I have perceived much beauty
In the hoarse oaths that kept our courage straight;
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