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It's a treat to beat your feet on the Mississippi mud.
Out of the mud two strangers came
There is nothing like the fun of having brothers,
if there is no rivalry.
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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
The great word Evolution had not yet, in 1860, made a new religion of history, but the old religion had preached the same doctrine ...
One story recounts that a Tennessean, after a single day in the then almost impenetrable tangle of cypress, briars, and canebreaks ...
There are no other questions than these,
Half squashed in mud, emerging out of the moment
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the expending of powers
On the flat ephemeral pamphlet and the boring meeting.
... we see the poor as a mass of shadow, painted in one flat grey wash, at the remote edges of our sunshine.
New York ... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a ...
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