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Time advances: facts accumulate; doubts arise. Faint glimpses of truth begin to appear, and shine more and more unto the perfect d ...
He who, in an enlightened and literary society, aspires to be a great poet, must first become a little child. He must take to piec ...
Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, ...
Turn where we may, within, around, the voice of great events is proclaiming to us, Reform, that you may preserve!
Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
I never heard a single expression of fondness for him fall from the lips of any of those who knew him well.
He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes.
Forget all feuds, and shed one English tear
O'er English dust. A broken heart lies here.
The object of oratory alone is not truth, but persuasion.
A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favoured and cherished.
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