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People nowadays like to be together not in the old-fashioned way of, say, mingling on the piazza of an Italian Renaissance city, b ...
It is unjust that Italy should claim musical pre-eminence, even forcing Italian on music as its international language, when Italy ...
While enclosed shopping malls suspended space, time, and weather, Disneyland went one step further and suspended reality. Any geog ...
A Judge may be a farmer; but he is not to geld his own pigs. A Judge may play a little at cards for his own amusement; but he is n ...
Dubliners, strictly speaking, are my fellow-countrymen, but I don't care to speak of our "dear, dirty Dublin" as they do. Dubliner ...
And in spite of everything, Ireland remains the brain of the Kingdom. The English, judiciously practical and ponderous, furnish th ...
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
"He's asleep, ain't he?" "With kings and counsellors," murmured I.
Ah Bartleby! Ah humanity!
I can see that figure now--pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn! It was Bartleby.
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