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Our fathers' minds are dead,
And we are governed with our mothers' spirits.
Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.
Perfect present has no existence in our consciousness. As I said years ago in Erewhon, it lives but upon the sufferance of past an ...
The sun set; but set not his hope:
Stars rose; his faith was earlier up:
When we our betters see bearing our woes,
We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
The sense of death is most in apprehension,
And the poor beetle that we tread upon
For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently,
Signior Antonio, many a time and oft
In the Rialto you have rated me
If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall w ...
Signor Antonio, many a time and oft
In the Rialto you have rated me
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