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I get a little Verlaine
for Patsy with drawings by Bonnard although I do
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He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.
By contrast with history, evolution is an unconscious process. Another, and perhaps a better way of putting it would be to say tha ...
It is one of those distinctions which is obvious, without being sharp or clear. It is obvious, and remains obvious, to every norma ...
It has only just begun to dawn on us that in our own language alone, not to speak of its many companions, the past history of huma ...
In this century the writer has carried on a conversation with madness. We might almost say of the twentieth-century writer that he ...
I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version.
If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perce ...
The bird is lost,
Dead, with all the music:
While sunsets heard the brain's music
Faded to last horizon notes.
O I shall hear skull skull,
Hear your lame music,
Believe music rejects undertaking,
Limps back.
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