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When Sir Robert Walpole had quitted the administration [as prime minister] in 1742 ... he went to dine with Mr. Lee Warner at Wals ...
When Sir Robert Walpole was dying, he told Ranby his surgeon that he desired his body might be opened. Ranby acting great horror c ...
The War of the Roses in England and the Civil War in America were both intestinal conflicts arising out of similar ideas. In the f ...
As we looked off, and saw the water growing darker and darker and deeper and deeper the farther we looked, till it was awful to co ...
Cling with life to the maid;
But when the surprise,
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The green trees when I saw them first through one of the gates transported and ravished me, their sweetness and unusual beauty mad ...
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper a ...
The first typical adolescent of modern times was Wagner's Siegfried. : the music of Siegfried expressed for the first time that co ...
There are four classes of idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names--calling the first ...
"But, first a hush of peace--a soundless calm descends;
The struggle of distress, and fierce impatience ends;
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