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Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
Such, Echecrates, was the end of our comrade, who was, we may fairly say, of all those whom we knew in our time, the bravest and a ...
This is The End--of the Beginning.
The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of intuition. Such intuitions give the appearance of miracul ...
The fairytale is irresponsible; it is frankly imaginary, and its purpose is to gratify wishes, "as a dream doth flatter." It heroe ...
Not every end is a goal. The end of a melody is not its goal: but nonetheless, had the melody not reached its end it would not hav ...
An honest appraisal of the respective pleasures derived from theater and cinema, at least as to what is less intellectual and more ...
Forgotten and stinking they stick in the can.
And the vase breath's better and all, and all.
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The end of all stories, even if the writer forebears to mention it, is death, which is where time stops short. Sheherezade knew th ...
What do I get--a couple of bucks and a one-way ticket to Palookaville. It was you, Charley. You was my brother. You should've look ...
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