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'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch,
That nearer, every Day,
Kept narrowing its boiling Wheel
I keep a mountain anchored off eastward a little way, which I ascend in my dreams both awake and asleep. Its broad base spreads ov ...
A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else.
Tried by a New England eye, or the more practical wisdom of modern times, they are the oracles of a race already in its dotage; bu ...
Children, I talks to God and God talks to me. I goes out and talks to God in de fields and de woods. Dis morning I was walking out ...
It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat ...
A ship is a bit of terra firma cut off from the main; it is a state in itself; and the captain is its king.
The man of genius, like a dog with a bone, or the slave who has swallowed a diamond, or a patient with the gravel, sits afar and r ...
The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
The human imagination ... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It ...
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