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I find in myself to-day the same spring of desire to learn all that I can, to read and study that has been mine from childhood; th ...
Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of t ...
(Nothing could draw her after those two sons.
She valued the considerate neglect
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A father's pride, laid on thick, has always made me wish that the fellow had at least experienced some pain during procreation.
As soon as we climb higher than those who had at one time admired us, we appear to them as though we have sunken and fallen down: ...
The roots of a child's ability to cope and thrive, regardless of circumstance, lie in that child's having had at least a small, sa ...
There have been heroes for whom this world seemed expressly prepared, as if creation had at last succeeded; whose daily life was t ...
The most familiar sheet of water, viewed from a new hilltop, yields a novel and unexpected pleasure. When we have traveled a few m ...
Just before night we saw a musquash (he did not say muskrat), the only one we saw in this voyage, swimming downward on the opposit ...
The society girl meets more dangers than the girl on the stage. There is more danger at a tango tea than in the theatre. The actor ...
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