observer's meridian quotes

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I knew that my vocation was found. I had received the call, and having done so, I was sure my work would be assigned me. Of some t ...
He had brought a large map representing the sea,
Without the least vestige of land:
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Statesmen and beauties are very rarely sensible of the gradations of their decay; and, too sanguinely hoping to shine on in their ...
The camera has an interest in turning history into spectacle, but none in reversing the process. At best, the picture leaves a vag ...
We think our civilization near its meridian, but we are yet only at the cock-crowing and the morning star. In our barbarous societ ...
What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others.
I have touched the highest point of all my greatness,
And from that full meridian of my glory
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to these
Hale dead and deathless do the women of the hill
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The poem is lonely. It is lonely and en route. Its author stays with it. Does this very fact not place the poem already here, at i ...
When Adam found his rib was gone
He cursed and sighed and cried and swore
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