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It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that ins ...
I like a church; I like a cowl;
I love a prophet of the soul;
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A true military officer is in one particular like a true monk. Not with more self-abnegation will the latter keep his vows of mona ...
The things men come to eat when they are alone are, I suppose, not much stranger than the men themselves.... A writer years ago to ...
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