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Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me
None of my books will show:
I reade, and sigh, and wish I were a tree;
How so ere, my man
Shall reade a piece of virgil, tacitus,
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Social questions are too sectional, too topical, too temporal to move a man to the mighty effort which is needed to produce great ...
If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our mind ...
There is a certain class of people who prefer to say that their fathers came down in the world through their own follies than to b ...
We live between two worlds; we soar in the atmosphere; we creep upon the soil; we have the aspirations of creators and the propens ...
The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of foo ...
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a s ...
Artistic genius is an expansion of monkey imitativeness.
The only privilege literature deserves--and this privilege it requires in order to exist--is the privilege of being in the arena o ...
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