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If melodrama is the quintessence of drama, farce is the quintessence of theatre. Melodrama is written. A moving image of the world ...
It is unjust that Italy should claim musical pre-eminence, even forcing Italian on music as its international language, when Italy ...
Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers' stones, a s ...
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over ...
... he held it one of the prettiest attitudes of the feminine mind to adore a man's pre- eminence without too precise a knowledge ...
I see for Nature no defeat
In one tree's overthrow
Or for myself in my retreat
For yet another blow.
As for his evil tidings,
Belshazzar's overthrow,
Why hurry to tell Belshazzar
What soon enough he would know?
I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this wh ...
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted it is called brain-washing.
... no one who has not been an integral part of a slaveholding community, can have any idea of its abominations.... even were slav ...
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