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[Christianity] neither enjoins the nastiness of the Cynic, nor the insensibility of the Stoic.
Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
The French courage proceeds from vanity--the German from phlegm--the Turkish from fanaticism & opium--the Spanish from pride--the ...
For, the expectation of gratitude is mean, and is continually punished by the total insensibility of the obliged person. It is a g ...
I, who cannot stay in my chamber for a single day without acquiring some rust,... confess that I am astonished at the power of end ...
Happy are men who yet before they are killed
Can let their veins run cold.
By choice they made themselves immune
To pity and whatever moans in man
...
And some cease feeling
Even themselves or for themselves.
Dullness best solves
The tease and doubt of shelling,
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