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MR. BLAKE,--I received your letter just as I was rushing to Fire Island beach to recover what remained of Margaret Fuller, and rea ...
1st Lady. Madam, we'll tell tales.
Queen. Of sorrow or of joy?
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He was good-natured to a degree of weakness, even to tears, upon the slightest occasions. Exceedingly timorous, both personally an ...
He was as jealous of his power as an impotent lover of his mistress, without activity of mind enough to enjoy or exert it, but cou ...
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
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His breast was the seat of all those passions which degrade our nature, and disturb our reason. There they raged in a perpetual co ...
The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an earldom.... He was fixed in the house of lords, ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
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