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Had Dr. Johnson written his own life, in conformity with the opinion which he has given, that every man's life may be best written ...
My wife, who does not like journalizing, said it was leaving myself embowelled to posterity--a good strong figure. But I think it ...
One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed.
Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about bei ...
Oh some I know! I have embalmed the days,
Even the sacred moments when we played,
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A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
If it is not a tragical life we live, then I know not what to call it. Such a story as that of Jesus Christ,--the history of Jerus ...
In another's sentences the thought, though it may be immortal, is as it were embalmed, and does not strike you, but here it is so ...
No doubt Carlyle has a propensity to exaggerate the heroic in history, that is, he creates you an ideal hero rather than another t ...
It would be but a wretched compliment of condolence to offer to a queen of China, or Japan, or India, Scythia, or Gothia, who had ...
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