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Some on commission, some for the love of learning, Some because they have nothing better to do Or because they hope these walls of ...
There seeps from heavily jowled or hawk-like foreign faces
The guttural sorrow of the refugees.
Science gives us the grounds of premises from which religious truths are to be inferred; but it does not set about inferring them, ...
We have two kinds of "conference." One is that to which the office boy refers when he tells the applicant for a job that Mr. Blevi ...
Television tells a story in a way that requires no imagination; the picture on the screen and the sound provide all we need to kno ...
The time-use studies also show that employed women spend as much time as nonworking women in direct interactions with their childr ...
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has to the book I a ...
I think "taste" is a social concept and not an artistic one. I'm willing to show good taste, if I can, in somebody else's living r ...
The waiting room
was full of grown-up people,
arctics and overcoats,
lamps and magazines.
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 ...
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