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Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
There are people who can write their memoirs with a reasonable amount of honesty, and there are people who simply cannot take them ...
The novelist, unlike many of his colleagues, makes up a number of word-masses roughly describing himself (roughly: niceties shall ...
Ulysses ... is a dogged attempt to cover the universe with mud, an inverted Victorianism, an attempt to make crossness and dirt su ...
The structure was designed by an old sea captain who believed that the world would end in a flood. He built a home in the traditio ...
A tragic or comic plot is not a straight line: it is a parabola following the shapes of the mouths on the conventional masks. Come ...
You can be slum-born and slum-bred and still achieve something worth while; but it is a stupid inverted snobbishness to be proud o ...
In a man's letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him ...
And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop't we live and die,
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Can they never tell
What is dragging them back, and how it will end? Not at night?
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