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Socialized medicine, some still cry, but it's long been socialized, with those covered paying for those who are underinsured. Amer ...
... the yearly expenses of the existing religious system ... exceed in these United States twenty millions of dollars. Twenty mill ...
But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to conf ...
Education. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
But the wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting; that the State must follow, and not ...
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
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Both Eliot and Pound condense; their best verse is weighted--Pound's, with sensual experience primarily, and Eliot's with beliefs. ...
We all desiren, if it mighte be,
To han husbandes hardy, wise, and free,
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We were young, we were merry, we were very very wise,
And the door stood open at our feast,
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Ah, yet, ere I descend to the grave,
May I a small house and large garden have;
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