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Emerson said that the "scholar is man thinking." Had Southerners of that era taken seriously the famous lecture entitled "The Amer ...
But you forget, or did you ever know,
His heritage of cabbage and pigtails,
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Health, south wind, books, old trees, a boat, a friend.
I have for years been intrigued with the ways in which Jews and southerners are alike--stepchildren of an anguished history. From ...
What the South most needs is "peace," and peace depends upon the supremacy of the law. There can be no enduring peace if the const ...
When you go apartment-hunting in the South, you encounter little old ladies who ask you if you use strong drink. In New York you e ...
The frontiers are not east or west, north or south; but wherever a man fronts a fact, though that fact be a neighbor, there is an ...
The nearest beach to us on the other side, whither we looked, due east, was on the coast of Galicia, in Spain, whose capital is Sa ...
It is a mistake to suppose that, in a country where the usual evidences of civilization exist, the condition of a very large body ...
I dug my cellar in the side of a hill sloping to the south, where a woodchuck had formerly dug his burrow, down through sumach and ...
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