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If you have wit, use it to please, and not to hurt; you may shine, like the sun in the temperature zones, without scorching. Here ...
For, truly speaking, whoever provokes me to a good act or thought has given me a pledge of his fidelity to virtue,--he has come un ...
Under the lindens on the heather,
There was our double resting-place.
Because of something told under the famished horn
Of the hunter's moon, that hung between the night and the day,
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Vanity, or to call it by a gentler name, the desire of admiration and applause, is, perhaps, the most universal principle of human ...
No annual training or muster of soldiery, no celebration with its scarfs and banners, could import into the town a hundredth part ...
As I walked in the woods to see the birds and squirrels, so I walked in the village to see the men and boys; instead of the wind a ...
I climb to the tower-top and lean upon broken stone,
A mist that is like blown snow is sweeping over all,
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Mutual repect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose l ...
Let those who desire a secure homeland conquer it. Let those who do not conquer it live under the whip and in exile, watched over ...
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