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It is puzzling to me that otherwise sensitive people develop a real docility about the obvious necessity of eating, at least once ...
Hawthorne--like Poe--became a kind of virtuoso in the fiction of the inner life: the only novelist from New England as subtle as E ...
The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.
The command of comparisons that develops with age is, while no doubt good for the mind, somewhat numbing for the emotions. It is a ...
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