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--The man who has stood on the Acropolis,
And looked down over Attica; or he
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Eh, what's up Doc?
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of ...
Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.... There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about ...
Everything in the neighbourhood of this city exhibits the appearance of life and cheerfulness. The purity of the air, the brillian ...
There is a conceptual depth as well as a purely visual depth. The first is discovered by science; the second is revealed in art. T ...
By nature servile, people attempt at first glance to find signs of good breeding in the appearance of those who occupy more exalte ...
Looking southward, the heavens were completely overcast, the mountains capped with clouds, and the lake generally wore a dark and ...
When I first paddled a boat on Walden, it was completely surrounded by thick and lofty pine and oak woods, and in some of its cove ...
The gangster's world is less open, and his arts not so easily identifiable as the Westerner's. Perhaps he too can keep his counten ...
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