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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 ...
Down the road, on the right hand, on Brister's Hill, lived Brister Freeman, "a handy Negro," slave of Squire Cummings once.... Not ...
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 ...
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 ...
Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
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