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Both art and physics are unique forms of language. Each has a specialized lexicon of symbols that is used in a distinctive syntax. ...
The purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now,
was and is, to hold as 'twere the mirror up to nature: to show<
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What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
The Woman had once been supreme; in France she still seemed potent, not merely as a sentiment but as a force; why was she unknown ...
We see us as we truly behave:
From every corner comes a distinctive offering.
The train comes bearing joy....
A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. ...
With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.
This surface good-nature which captivates a new acquaintance and is no bar to treachery, which knows no scruple and is never at fa ...
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
The obese is ... in a total delirium. For he is not only large, of a size opposed to normal morphology: he is larger than large. H ...
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