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They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to ...
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from ...
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
"You the one, I the few"
said John Adams
speaking of fears in the abstract
to his volatile friend Mr. Jefferson,
Now John wore clothing of camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.
Personally I think we're over-specialized. Why it's getting so we have experts who concentrate only on the lower section of a spec ...
What a treat to hear Thy Word
Where the bones of leading statesmen,
Have so often been interred.
Approval of what is approved of
Is as false as a well-kept vow.
Down came the hairy talons
and horrible poison blade
And none of the garden noticed
that fizzing, hopeless fight.
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