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'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 ...
The beginning of sense, not to say wisdom, is to realize that 'doing an action,' as used in philosophy, is a highly abstract expre ...
Long ago I added to the true old adage of "What is everybody's business is nobody's business," another clause which, I think, more ...
There is a wonderful, but neglected precision in these words. The old English noun "travel" (in the sense of a journey) was origin ...
Well, the wedding is over, the good folks are joined for better for worse--a shocking clause that!--'tis preparing one to lead a l ...
Without our being especially conscious of the transition, the word "parent" has gradually come to be used as much as a verb as a n ...
Why indeed must "God" be a noun? Why not a verb--the most active and dynamic of all.
In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no form; only some irresponsible shadow; oftener some monied corpo ...
Here is God's purpose--
for God, to me, it seems,
is a verb
not a noun,
proper or improper.
The clause which lived twenty-four hours in the Alabama Constitution, granting to taxpaying women owning $500 worth of property th ...
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