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In the field of politics the equivalent of a theorem is a perfectly disciplined army; of a sonnet or picture, a police state under ...
Realism, whether it be socialist or not, falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it; it does not take into ...
The touchstone for family life is still the legendary "and so they were married and lived happily ever after." It is no wonder tha ...
Energy falls just short of being joy.
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, lessens the friction of social contacts.... It is only in lies, wholehear ...
Though the practice of chivalry fell even more sadly short of its theoretic standard than practice generally falls below theory, i ...
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will ...
Every civilization when it loses its inner vision and its cleaner energy, falls into a new sort of sordidness, more vast and more ...
The morning breaks; the steeds in their stalls
Stamp and neigh, as the hostler calls;
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The tide rises, the tide falls,
The twilight darkens, the curlew calls;
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