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Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an ...
So I say, if you cannot learn to love real art; at least learn to hate sham art and reject it. It is not because the wretched thin ...
If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or b ...
Simplicity of life, even the barest, is not a misery, but the very foundation of refinement; a sanded floor and whitewashed walls ...
The last public hanging in the State took place in 1835 on Prince Hill.... On the fatal day, the victim, a man named Watkins, peer ...
... the structure of our public morality crashed to earth. Above its grave a tombstone read, "Be tolerant--even of evil." Logicall ...
By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
...every woman who has any margin of time or money to spare should adopt some one public interest, some philanthropic undertaking, ...
A woman does not have to make decisions based on the need to survive. She can cut through issues, call shots as she sees them.... ...
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