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The master's eye is the best fertilizer.
Compassion and shame come over one who considers how precarious is the origin of the proudest of living beings: often the smell of ...
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
Man is the only one that knows nothing, that can learn nothing without being taught. He can neither speak nor walk nor eat, and in ...
With a grain of salt.
There is always something new out of Africa.
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
Oh mother of a mighty race,
Yet lovely in thy youthful grace!
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'Be proud! for she is saved, and all have helped to save her!
She that lifts up the manhood of the poor,
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Far less brilliant, original, and versatile than the Greeks, the Romans were content to borrow most of their culture from them. Th ...
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