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For above all, pornography is ritual. It is an enacted drama that is laden with meaning, which imparts a vision of the world. The ...
Literature is the one place in any society where, within the secrecy of our own heads, we can hear voices talking about everything ...
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas-- ...
Trifles light as air
Are to the jealous confirmation strong
As proofs of holy writ.
Sweet is the day of sacred rest;
No mortal cares shall seize my breast;
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I think a Person who is thus terrifyed [sic] with the Imagination of Ghosts and Spectres much more reasonable, than one who contra ...
a dance sacred as the sap in
the trees,
When society comes to value one child more truly, we shall have, for every community, a country homestead where that child can go, ...
A penniless man who has no ties to bind him is master of himself at any rate, but a luckless wretch who is in love no longer belon ...
Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
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