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There is a sort of veteran women of condition, who, having lived always in the grand mode, and having possibly had some gallantrie ...
After great pain, a formal feeling comes--
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs--
I will not let him stir
Till I have used the approvèd means I have,
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The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
If Thought is capable of being classed with Electricity, or Will with chemical affinity, as a mode of motion, it seems necessary t ...
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by fo ...
Love, by reason of its passion, destroys the in-between which relates us to and separates us from others. As long as its spell las ...
On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provision for discourse.
Since the Greeks, Western man has believed that Being, all Being, is intelligible, that there is a reason for everything ... and t ...
Wine is a part of society because it provides a basis not only for a morality but also for an environment; it is an ornament in th ...
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