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Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they ...
It seems, Euphranor..., that there is nothing so singularly absurd as we are apt to think, in the belief of mysteries; and that a ...
It is a mischievous notion that we are come late into nature; that the world was finished a long time ago. As the world was plasti ...
Generalisation is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularly is indispensable to the creations of the imagination ...
A nation fights well in proportion to the amount of men and materials it has. And the other equation is that the individual soldie ...
Beauty, like all other qualities presented to human experience, is relative; and the definition of it becomes unmeaning and useles ...
When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instinc ...
The carcasses of some poor squirrels, however, the same that frisked so merrily in the morning, which we had skinned and emboweled ...
I had seen the red Election-birds brought from their recesses on my comrades' string, and fancied that their plumage would assume ...
I can just remember an old brown-coated man who was the Walton of this stream, who had come over from Newcastle, England, with his ...
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