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What gave peculiar sanctity to numbers? Why were a million people, who all resembled each other, any way more interesting than one ...
There is one principal and as it were radical distinction between different minds, in respect of philosophy and the sciences; whic ...
It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a so ...
I then went to the Parade. I saw the King. It was a glorious sight.... As a loadstone moves needles, or a storm bows the lofty oak ...
I ... walked to the Abbey of Holyroodhouse once to the Palace itself, once to the crown of Scotland above the gate in front, and o ...
We have our little theory on all human and divine things. Poetry, the workings of genius itself, which, in all times, with one or ...
Liste! now the thunder's rattling clymmynge sound
Cheves slowlie on, and then embollen clangs,
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People understand God as the expression of the most lofty morality. Maybe He needs only perfect people.
Unconditional love is a lofty ideal, but unconditional hate is a fact well documented by history.
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies wh ...
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