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The sceptics, a kind of nomads, despising all settled culture of the land, broke up from time to time all civil society. Fortunate ...
The town is divided into various groups, which form so many little states, each with its own laws and customs, its jargon and its ...
It is a curious thing how poets tend to become ascetics.... Even a debauch for them is a self-flagellation. They go on the loose i ...
It is ... to my three children [that] I owe my very being. In attempting to fulfill my duty to them as a mother, I met the challen ...
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothin ...
Despising,
For you, the city, thus I turn my back;
There is a world elsewhere.
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,
I all alone beweep my outcast state,
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The white man comes, pale as the dawn, with a load of thought, with a slumbering intelligence as a fire raked up, knowing well wha ...
Disdain and scorn ride sparkling in her eyes,
Misprizing what they look on, and her wit
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