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I have been long a sleeper; but I trust
My absence doth neglect no great design
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Were it possible so to accelerate the intercourse between every part of the globe that all its inhabitants could be united under t ...
... what a strange time it was! Who knew his neighbor? Who was a traitor and who a patriot? The hero of to-day was the suspected o ...
It would be but a wretched compliment of condolence to offer to a queen of China, or Japan, or India, Scythia, or Gothia, who had ...
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--
Interpretation is the evidence of growth and knowledge, the latter through sorrow-- that great teacher.
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