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The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
For, the expectation of gratitude is mean, and is continually punished by the total insensibility of the obliged person. It is a g ...
When the white frock is laid aside, the bigger miss seats herself in public at a ball, expecting every moment to be chosen by some ...
Sweet pliability of man's spirit, that can at once surrender itself to illusions, which cheat expectation and sorrow of their wear ...
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
I have seen in my time two enormous extensions of the suffrage to men--one in America and one in England. But neither the negroes ...
Then, the cool kindliness of sheets, that soon
Smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss
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Great is your faithfulness, O God, Creator,
with you no shadow of turning we see.
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There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice an ...
After great pain, a formal feeling comes--
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs--
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