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An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
Mead had studied for the ministry, but had lost his faith and took great delight in blasphemy. Capt. Charles H. Frady, pioneer mis ...
The Civil War divided a nation, whereas the American Revolution created and unified it. The Civil War exposed our vilest flaws, wh ...
There were some schools, so called [in my youth]; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond "readin, writin, and ...
A strange thing has happened--while all the other arts were born naked, this, the youngest, has been born fully- clothed. It can s ...
the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy the soul of any man.
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But I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
I reside at Table Mountain, and my name is Truthful James;
I am not up to small deceit, or any sinful games;
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The faery beam upon you,
The stars to glisten on you,
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