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It is by far the most elegant worship, hardly excepting the Greek mythology. What with incense, pictures, statues, altars, shrines ...
A wise man should order his interests, and set them all in their proper places. This order is often troubled by greed, which puts ...
Perhaps, perhaps (this is a very small and sickly "perhaps," but I grasp at it and hence do not sign this letter)Mperhaps, after a ...
You could almost see the brass on her gleaming,
Not quite. The mist was to light what red
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I can counterfeit the deep tragedian,
Speak, and look back, and pry on every side,
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What one really wants is youth, and what one really loses is years. Life becomes at last a mere piece of acting. One goes on by ha ...
... to be successful a person must attempt but one reform. By urging two, both are injured, as the average mind can grasp and assi ...
In my early life, and probably even today, it is not sufficiently understood that a child's education should include at least a ru ...
It is a mass language only in the same sense that its baseball slang is born of baseball players. That is, it is a language which ...
Instead of giving in to the greatest misfortune that can happen at my age, deafness, I busy myself in searching out all possible c ...
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