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People of talent resemble a musical instrument more closely than they do a musician. Without outside help, they produce not a sing ...
A genuinely free and educated man should be able to tune himself, as one tunes a musical instrument, absolutely arbitrarily, at hi ...
What was he doing, the great god Pan,
Down in the reeds by the river?
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If you love music, hear it; go to operas, concerts and pay fiddlers to play to you; but I insist on your neither piping nor fiddli ...
Macbeth.If we should fail?
Lady Macbeth. We fail?
But screw your courage to the sticking place,
And we'll not fail.
Since body and soul are radically different from one another and belong to different worlds, the destruction of the body cannot me ...
Take any noble musical air, and you find, on examining it, that not one even of the faintest or shortest notes can be removed with ...
...I never drink wine ... I keep my hands soft and supple ... I sleep in a soft bed and never over-tire my body. It is because whe ...
The American mind exasperated the European as a buzz-saw might exasperate a pine-forest. The English mind disliked the French mind ...
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation ...
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