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"English! they are barbarians; they don't believe in the great God." I told him, "Excuse me, Sir. We do believe in God, and in Jes ...
My father is one of the few men I know who say they do not like Shakespeare. He says "Shakespeare is so very coarse." I could forg ...
'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies; runs with one, walks gravely with another; turns a third into ice, and ...
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down.... Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely ...
Ceremoniously, gravely, and weakly,
Dozens of pale hands are waving
"Danger! What danger do you foresee?"
Holmes shook his head gravely. "It would cease to be a danger if we could define it," s
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History seems to us an arena of instincts and fashions, of appetite, avarice, and craving for power, of blood lust, violence, dest ...
Nobody can desire what is ultimately damaging to him. If in individual cases it does appear to be so after all--and perhaps it alw ...
The English people believes itself to be free; it is gravely mistaken; it is free only during election of members of parliament; a ...
And then a tall fat man with stringy hair
And a manner that was innocent of sin,
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