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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no ...
In the life of children there are two very clear-cut phases, before and after puberty. Before puberty the child's personality has ...
What were habitually his final meditations? Of some one sole unique advertisement to cause passers to stop in wonder, a poster nov ...
Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument.... The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do th ...
Painting myself for others, I have painted my inward self with colors clearer than my original ones. I have no more made my book t ...
There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing ...
He is not a true man of science who does not bring some sympathy to his studies, and expect to learn something by behavior as well ...
In contrast to the flux and muddle of life, art is clarity and enduring presence. In the stream of life, few things are perceived ...
There is no room for the impurities of literature in an essay.... the essay must be pure--pure like water or pure like wine, but p ...
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