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... we often ask ourselves here despairingly: "What, oh, what is the use of the war? Why can't people live peacefully together? Wh ...
There is a green hill far away,
Without a city wall,
Where the dear Lord was crucified,
Who died to save us all.
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
What though my wing├Ęd hours of bliss have been,
Like angel-visits, few and far between?
Go, throng each other's drawing-rooms,
Ye idols of a petty clique:
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Elysium is as far as to
The very nearest room,
If in that room a friend await
Felicity of doom.
They cannot look out far.
They cannot look in deep.
But when was that ever a
To any watch they keep?
Lord, when the wise men came from far,
Led to thy cradle by a star,
...
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife,
Their sober wishes never learned to stray;
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A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
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