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I get a little Verlaine
for Patsy with drawings by Bonnard although I do
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Are you there, Africa with the bulging chest and oblong thigh? Sulking Africa, wrought of iron, in the fire, Africa of the million ...
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
Perhaps having built a barricade when you're sixteen provides you with a sort of safety rail. If you've once taken part in buildin ...
A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped ...
The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
When the judge calls the criminal's name out he stands up, and they are immediately linked by a strange biology that makes them bo ...
Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that re-emerges from where it lay buried in t ...
The force of what was called Panther rhetoric or wordmongering resided not in elegant discourse but in strength of affirmation (or ...
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