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Piety practised in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight ...
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements ar ...
In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the ...
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. The power of invention has been conferred b ...
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast
crowned him with glory and honor.
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Down in the living room I have a clock which is called a "four-hundred-day" clock, which is supposed to run 400 days without windi ...
Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism someth ...
Remember that it's never a crime in the face of humanity and enlightenment to distribute the works of the great humanists among th ...
Audible prayer can never do the works of spiritual understanding, which regenerates; but silent prayer, watchfulness, and devout o ...
Each man, if he attempts to join himself to others, is on all sides cramped and diminished of his proportion; and the stricter the ...
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