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Ghosts, we hope, may be always with us--that is, never too far out of the reach of fancy. On the whole, it would seem they adapt t ...
The boredom of Sunday afternoon, which drove de Quincey to drink laudanum, also gave birth to surrealism: hours propitious for mak ...
But misery still delights to trace
Its 'semblance in another's case.
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The time is now propitious, as he guesses,
The meal is ended, she is bored and tired,
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It is when fortune is the most propitious that she is least to be trusted.
'Whence thou return'st, and whither wentst, I know;
For God is also in sleep; and dreams advise,
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Had I been less resolved to work, I would perhaps had made an effort to begin immediately. But since my resolution was formal and ...
We thus worked our way up this river, gradually adjusting our thoughts to novelties, beholding from its placid bosom a new nature ...
Shall, then, the maple yield sugar, and not man? Shall the farmer be thus active, and surely have so much sugar to show for it, be ...
I would that our farmers when they cut down a forest felt some of that awe which the old Romans did when they came to thin, or let ...
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