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Yet in spite of all they sang in praise of their "Eliza's reign," we have evidence that poets may be born and sing in our day, in ...
The hydra of corruption is only scotched, not dead. An investigation kills and it and its supporters dead. Let this be had.
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
Spirit, spirit of gentleness,
blow through the wilderness, calling and free,
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O Jesse had a wife, a mourner all her life
And the children they were brave,
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Gillian Taylor: You're from outer space?
James T. Kirk: No, I'm from Iowa; I work in outer space.
Johnny Rocco: Yeah, yeah, that's me. Sure, I was all of those things. And more! When Rocco talked everybody shut up and listened! ...
...expatriated Americans, even Henry James himself, have always seemed to me somewhat anchorless, rudderless, drifting before the ...
[James G. Blaine's] devotion to the public interests, his marked ability, and his exalted patriotism have won for him the gratitud ...
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any di ...
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