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Whatever else American thinkers do, they psychologize, often brilliantly. The trouble is that psychology only takes us so far. The ...
My profession brought me in contact with various minds. Earnest, serious discussion on the condition of woman enlivened my busines ...
Of all the various kinds of sexual intercourse, [onanism] has the least to recommend it. As an amusement it is too fleeting; as an ...
The Reverend Samuel Peters ... exaggerated the Blue Laws, but they did include "Capital Lawes" providing a death penalty for any c ...
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 waiting room
was full of grown-up people,
arctics and overcoats,
lamps and magazines.
... the structure of our public morality crashed to earth. Above its grave a tombstone read, "Be tolerant--even of evil." Logicall ...
There's a theory, one I find persuasive, that the quest for knowledge is, at bottom, the search for the answer to the question: "W ...
In winter, in my room,
I came upon a worm,
The Enormous Room seems to me to be the book that has nearest approached the mood of reckless adventure in which men will reach th ...
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