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I respect not his labors, his farm where everything has its price, who would carry the landscape, who would carry his God, to mark ...
'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater ...
Burke and Adams had much in common. Adams read Burke's Philosophical Inquiry, for example, as part of his preparation for life and ...
When it happeneth that a man signifieth unto us two contradictory opinions whereof the one is clearly and directly signified, and ...
Both in principle and in their private attitude toward mankind Johnson and Rousseau were irreconcilable opponents. Johnson had a v ...
We naturally remembered Alexander Henry's Adventures here, as a sort of classic among books of American travel.... He is a travele ...
Far up in the country,--for we would be faithful to our experience,--in Thornton, perhaps, we met a soldier lad in the woods, goin ...
Sir Walter Raleigh might well be studied, if only for the excellence of his style, for he is remarkable in the midst of so many ma ...
The vices of man, as full of horror as one might suppose them to be, contain the proof (if in nothing else but their infinitely ex ...
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