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The mob is man voluntarily descending to the nature of the beast. Its fit hour of activity is night. Its actions are insane like i ...
There is, however, this consolation to the most way-worn traveler, upon the dustiest road, that the path his feet describe is so p ...
From an old ruined fort on Staten Island, I have loved to watch all day some vessel whose name I had read in the morning through t ...
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.
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 ...
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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The faery beam upon you,
The stars to glisten on you,
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To put one brick upon another,
Add a third, and then a fourth,
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