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The doctrine of those who have denied that certainty could be attained at all, has some agreement with my way of proceeding at the ...
They had supposed their formula was fixed.
They had obeyed instructions to devise
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In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
O God,
let there be some surprise in heaven for him,
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Until we devise means of discovering workers who are temperamentally irked by monotony it will be well to take for granted that th ...
The new supplants the old. Yet men's minds are stuffed with outworn bunk. Educating the young in the latest findings of authoritie ...
The swimming hole is still in use. It has the same mudbank. It is still impossible to dress without carrying mud home in one's inn ...
The private buildings [of Virginia] are very rarely constructed of stone or brick; much the greatest proportion being of scantling ...
Poetry, and Picture, are Arts of a like nature; and both are busie about imitation. It was excellently said of Plutarch, Poetry wa ...
Oh Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make,
And even with Paradise devise the Snake:
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