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I stepped from Plank to Plank
A slow and cautious way
If the family were a container, it would be a nest, an enduring nest, loosely woven, expansive, and open. If the family were a fru ...
And then a Plank in Reason, broke,
And I dropped down, and down--
...
Life is a thin narrowness of taken-for-granted, a plank over a canyon in a fog. There is something under our feet, the taken-for-g ...
Colonel Shaw
and his bell-cheeked Negro infantry
...
We must not leap to the fatalistic conclusion that we are stuck with the conceptual scheme that we grew up in. We can change it, b ...
As the light increased, I discovered around me an ocean of mist, which by chance reached up exactly to the base of the tower, and ...
As I walked on the glacis I heard the sound of a bagpipe from the soldiers' dwellings in the rock, and was further soothed and aff ...
If I have unjustly wrested a plank from a drowning man, I must restore it to him though I drown myself.
Bankruptcy and repudiation are the springboards from which much of our civilization vaults and turns its somersets, but the savage ...
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