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I said, the poets are there
I hear them singing and lying
around their round table
and around me still.
They are, as it were, train-bearers in the pageant of life, and hold a glass up to humanity, frailer than itself. We see ourselves ...
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sancti ...
Comedy naturally wears itself out--destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and successfully exposing the folli ...
Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
The President has apples on the table
And barefoot servants round him, who adjust
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The life in us is like the water in the river. It may rise this year higher than man has ever known it, and flood the parched upla ...
The night is darkening round me,
The wild winds coldly blow;
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