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Every man will include in his list of worthies those whom he himself best represents. Carlyle, and our countryman Emerson, whose p ...
Freud makes much of the distinction between jokes which just barely make sense, and those whose main value lies in the sense they ...
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to b ...
However backwards the world has been in former ages in the discovery of such points as GOD never meant us to know,--we have been m ...
The most foreign and picturesque structures on the Cape, to an inlander, not excepting the salt-works, are the windmills,--gray- l ...
While lying there listening to the Indians, I amused myself with trying to guess at their subject by their gestures, or some prope ...
When I came out of prison,--for some one interfered, and paid that tax,--I did not perceive that great changes had taken place on ...
In the night I dreamed of trout-fishing; and, when at length I awoke, it seemed a fable that this painted fish swam there so near ...
The morning was a bright one, and perfectly still and serene, the lake as smooth as glass, we making the only ripple as we paddled ...
He was so genuine and unsophisticated that no introduction would serve to introduce him, more than if you introduced a woodchuck t ...
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