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Nearby Bodie was a notoriously tough camp, where "a man for breakfast" was so frequent an occurrence that the phrase "bad man from ...
We are afloat
On our dreams as on a barge made of ice,
...
An inexhaustible wardrobe has been placed at the disposal
Of each new occurrence. It can be itself now.
The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
Man differs from the lower animals because he preserves his past experiences. What happened in the past is lived again in memory. ...
The author's hegemony must be broken. It is impossible to go too far in fanatical self-denial or fanatical self-renunciation: I am ...
Nature is a setting that fits equally well a comic or a mourning piece. In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. ...
Let us note here that the same formal analysis ... applies to scientific prediction as well as to explanation. The difference betw ...
Surely a gentle sister is the second best gift to a man; and it is first in point of occurrence; for the wife comes after.
Hope is a pathological belief in the occurrence of the impossible.
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