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I don't know why one can't chase two rabbits at the same time, even in the literal sense of those words. If you have the hounds, g ...
Since events are not metaphors, the literal-minded have a certain advantage in dealing with them.
The literal alternatives to [abortion] are suicide, motherhood, and, some would add, madness. Consequently, there is some confusio ...
Preschoolers think and talk in concrete, literal terms. When they hear a phrase such as "losing your temper," they may wonder wher ...
It is not the literal past, the "facts" of history, that shape us, but images of the past embodied in language.
I know only one person whom I could count on not to indulge herself in ... conventional falsehoods, and she has never been able, s ...
It would seem that the film maker is able to exert a greater degree of control over his medium than the writer since the image of ...
Any hope that America would finally grow up vanished with the rise of fundamentalist Christianity. Fundamentalism, with its born-a ...
Poets ... are literal-minded men who will squeeze a word till it hurts.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individua ...
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