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I'm not the heroic type. I was beaten up by Quakers.
Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to comm ...
What passes for identity in America is a series of myths about one's heroic ancestors. It's astounding to me, for example, that so ...
The son will run away from the family not at eighteen but at twelve, emancipated by his gluttonous precocity; he will fly not to s ...
I have to confess that I had gambled on my soul and lost it with heroic insouciance and lightness of touch. The soul is so impalpa ...
What is a society without a heroic dimension?
My dear parents, he said, and Mr and Mrs Micks, heroic figures, unique in the annals of cloistered fornication, filled the kitchen ...
The function of the hero in art is to inspire the reader or spectator to continue in the same spirit from where he, the hero, leav ...
Homer sweeps us away by the irresistible movement of lines through a whole passage to a splendid climax. What counts is the single ...
I'll walk, but not in old heroic traces,
And not in paths of high morality,
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