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Idleness and constancy fix the mind to what it finds easy and agreeable. This habit always confines and cramps up our knowledge; a ...
Our Last Will and Testament, providing for the only future of which we can be reasonably certain, namely our own death, shows that ...
Bring the balloon of the mind
That bellies and drags in the wind
Into its narrow shed.
A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps ...
In the depths of every heart, there is a tomb and a dungeon, though the lights, the music, and revelry above may cause us to forge ...
There is an unseemly exposure of the mind, as well as of the body.
The Intentionality of the mind not only creates the possibility of meaning, but limits its forms.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind ...
As a perfect Tragedy is the noblest Production of human Nature, so it is capable of giving the Mind one of the most delightful and ...
There is no kind of false Wit which has been so recommended by the Practice of all Ages, as that which consists in a Jingle of Wor ...
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