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For the first time, the stage-scenery of the senses collapsed; the human mind felt itself stripped naked, vibrating in a void of s ...
During the fifties, for example, the American character appeared with some consistency that became a model of manhood adopted by m ...
The stuff of which tragedy and comedy are made is the same stuff. The foibles of mankind work up more easily into comedy than into ...
The drama of the assassination has enlarged the personalities of both men, so it is as if each of them could have saved us from th ...
We were here before the mighty words of the Declaration of Independence were etched across the pages of history. Our forebears lab ...
[The Declaration of Independence] meant to set up a standard maxim for free society, which should be familiar to all, and revered ...
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements ar ...
So much symmetry!
Like the pale angle of time
And eternity.
The great shape labored and fell.
Thirty years now I have labored
To dredge the silt from your throat.
I am none the wiser.
Night hangs upon mine eyes; my bones would rest,
That have but labored to attain this hour.
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