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...I am useless, one more girl who couldn't be sold. When I visit the family now, I wrap my American successes around me like a pr ...
Helping children at a level of genuine intellectual inquiry takes imagination on the part of the adult. Even more, it takes the co ...
So-called "austerity," the stoic injunction, is the path towards universal destruction. It is the old, the fatal, competitive path ...
It will be the mistake of your life if you go into print in your own defence [sic]. Your denial will reach a new set of people and ...
If it form the one landscape that we the inconstant ones
Are consistently homesick for, this is chiefly
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Unpleasant questions are being raised about Mother's Day. Is this day necessary? . . . Isn't it bad public policy? . . . No politi ...
The glutton castaway, the drunkard in the desert, the lecher in prison, they are the happy ones. To hunger, thirst, lust, every da ...
Next we come to the bronchial buster, or the man (it is usually a man) who, being in the throes of a terrific throat and tube trou ...
Reminiscences, even extensive ones, do not always amount to an autobiography.... For autobiography has to do with time, with seque ...
As a novelist, I cannot occupy myself with "characters," or at any rate central ones, who lack panache, in one or another sense, w ...
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