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"Medusa, come, we'll turn him into stone," they shouted all together glaring down, "how wrong we were to let off Theseus lightly!"
Steam was till the other day the devil which we dreaded. Every pot made by any human potter or brazier had a hole in its cover, to ...
A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
The normal family triangle, then, provides the daughter with a stage upon which to rehearse her separate identity. When the parent ...
The chief problem is, of course, whether the marching of the general spirit of things is heading consciously or sub- consciously t ...
There is no great religious leader--from the Buddha to Moses to Jesus to Mohammed to Luther--who offered people what they want. On ...
New Yorkers speak more quickly and shift topics more rapidly. We all know that. But the way it's done is fascinating. At least it ...
... suffering does not ennoble. It destroys. To resist destruction, self-hatred, or lifelong hopelessness, we have to throw off th ...
Whenever there's a big war coming on, you should rope off a big field. And on the big day, you should take all the kings and their ...
Remember how often you have postponed minding your interest, and let slip those opportunities the gods have given you. It is now h ...
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