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I can't accept "our nervous age," since mankind has been nervous during every age. Whoever fears nervousness should turn into a st ...
And now, dear little children, who may this story read,
To idle, silly, flattering words, I pray you ne'er give heed;
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From an old ruined fort on Staten Island, I have loved to watch all day some vessel whose name I had read in the morning through t ...
But to most of us society shows not its face and eye, but its side and back. To stand in true relations with men in a false age is ...
The years-heired feature that can
In curve and voice and eye
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God seems to have left the receiver off the hook, and time is running out.
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. T ...
Vacant heart and hand and eye,
Easy live and quiet die.
leaving the page of the book carelessly open,
something unsaid, the phone off the hook
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I think sometimes that it is almost a pity to enjoy Italy as much as I do, because the acuteness of my sensations makes them rathe ...
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