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Conversation is a game of circles. In conversation we pluck up the termini which bound the common silence on every side. The parti ...
The high-water mark, so to speak, of Socialist literature is W.H. Auden, a sort of gutless Kipling.
Before the land rose out of the ocean, and became dry land, chaos reigned; and between high and low water mark, where she is parti ...
Father Latour judged that, just as it was the white man's way to assert himself in any landscape, to change it, make it over a lit ...
What did it matter where you lay once you were dead? In a dirty sump or in a marble tower on top of a high hill? You were dead, yo ...
For a symbol is like a rock dropped into a pool: it sends out ripples in all directions, and the ripples are in motion. Who can sa ...
But hospitality must be for service, and not for show, or it pulls down the host. The brave soul rates itself too high to value it ...
Do not fear to put thy feet
Naked in the river sweet;
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I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by
madness, starving hysterical naked,
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And in spite of everything, Ireland remains the brain of the Kingdom. The English, judiciously practical and ponderous, furnish th ...
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