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The sense of an entailed disadvantage--the deformed foot doubtfully hidden by the shoe, makes a restlessly active spiritual yeast, ...
Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing--to do just t ...
What a perpetual disappointment is actual society, even of the virtuous and gifted! After interviews have been compassed with long ...
The genius is a genius by the first look he casts on any object. Is his eye creative? Does he not rest in angles and colors, but b ...
Meantime the education of the general mind never stops. The reveries of the true and simple are prophetic. What the tender poetic ...
On the most profitable lie, the course of events presently lays a destructive tax; whilst frankness invites frankness, puts the pa ...
A great man quotes bravely, and will not draw on his invention when his memory serves him with a word as good. What he quotes, he ...
One thing is plain for all men of common sense and common conscience, that here, here in America, is the home of man. After all th ...
The incessant repetition of the same hand-work dwarfs the man, robs him of his strength, wit, and versatility, to make a pin- poli ...
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,
Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgeme
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