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Michelangelo said to Pope Julius II, "Self negation is noble, self-culture is beneficent, self-possession is manly, but to the tru ...
The essential is to go on squirming forever at the end of the line, as long as there are waters and banks and ravening in heaven a ...
If you have wit, use it to please, and not to hurt; you may shine, like the sun in the temperature zones, without scorching. Here ...
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line--the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in A ...
The line-storm clouds fly tattered and swift.
The road is forlorn all day....
Here come the line-gang pioneering by.
They throw a forest down less cut than broken.
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General [John] Pope is impulsive and hasty, but energetic, and, what is of most importance, patriotic and sound--perfectly sound. ...
The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine!
Feels at each thread, and lives along the line:
And ten low words oft creep in one dull line:
Where'er you find 'the cooling western breeze,'
In the next line, it 'whispers through the trees':
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