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We possess the Canon because we are mortal and also rather belated. There is only so much time, and time must have a stop, while t ...
The true use of Shakespeare or of Cervantes, of Homer or of Dante, of Chaucer or of Rabelais, is to augment one's own growing inne ...
Man himself is an enigma in motion; his questions never stay asked; whereas the mold, the footprint, and by natural extension, the ...
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
There is a Canon which confines
A Rhymed Octosyllabic Curse
If written in Iambic Verse
To fifty lines.
The heart and the mind ... what an enigma.
A turkey is more occult and awful than all the angels and archangels. In so far as God has partly revealed to us an angelic world, ...
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
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It was a marvel, an enigma in abolition latitudes, that the slaves did not rise en-masse, at the beginning of hostilities.
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