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He who placed me in this seat will keep me here.
Be always faithful to me, as I always desire to keep you in peace; and if there have been wiser kings, none has ever loved you mor ...
Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
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If Thought is capable of being classed with Electricity, or Will with chemical affinity, as a mode of motion, it seems necessary t ...
There are four classes of idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names--calling the first ...
FROM his shoulder Hiawatha
Took the camera of rosewood,
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Polarized light showed the secret architecture of bodies; and when the second-sight of the mind is opened, now one color or form o ...
Motion or change, and identity or rest, are the first and second secrets of nature: Motion and Rest. The whole code of her laws ma ...
Who knows but we may count among our intellectual chickens
Like them an Earl of Thackeray and p'raps a Duke of
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I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment-- ...
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