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But the surface of the Earth was meant for man. He wasn't meant to live in a hole in the ground.
Nothing is so discreet as a young face, for nothing is less mobile; it has the serenity, the surface smoothness, and the freshness ...
Allusion has been made to [Proust's] contempt for the literature that "describes," for the realists and naturalists worshipping th ...
Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end th ...
We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments t ...
With girls, everything looks great on the surface. But beware of drawers that won't open. They contain a three-month supply of dir ...
On starlight nights I used to pace up and down those long, cold streets, scowling at the little, sleeping houses on either side, w ...
The sick man must follow his illness to the place where it is treated.... He is set aside in one of the technical and secret zones ...
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
A lifeless planet. And yet, yet still serving a useful purpose, I hope. Yes, a sun. Warming the surface of some other world. Givin ...
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