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In all toil there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
We talk of genius as if it were a mere knack, and the poet could only express what other men conceived. But in comparison with his ...
Talk about slavery! It is not the peculiar institution of the South. It exists wherever men are bought and sold, wherever a man al ...
Nor shall you scare us with talk of the
death of the race.
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I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
A religion, that is, a true religion, must consist of ideas and facts both; not of ideas alone without facts, for then it would be ...
Then Pope, as harmony itself exact,
In verse well disciplined, complete, compact,
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Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a ...
Learning is, in too many cases, but a foil to common sense; a substitute for true knowledge. Books are less often made use of as " ...
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