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His breast was the seat of all those passions which degrade our nature, and disturb our reason. There they raged in a perpetual co ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
I am more afraid of making a fault in my Latin than of the Kings of Spain, France, Scotland, the whole House of Guise, and all of ...
For I thought of her grave below the hill,
Which the sentinel cypress tree stands over,
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There's a moment when all would go smooth and even,
If only the dead could find out when
To come back, and be forgiven.
And the one bird singing alone to his nest,
And the one star over the tower.
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The world is filled with folly and sin,
And Love must cling where it can, I say:
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If the Third World War is fought with nuclear weapons, the fourth will be fought with bows and arrows.
If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.
Twenty-two years ago Judge [then-Senator Stephen] Douglas and I first became acquainted. We were both young then; he a trifle youn ...
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