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If any ambitious man have a fancy to revolutionize, at one effort, the universal world of human thought, human opinion, and human ...
If you feed a thousand people you are a nice man with suspicious motives. If you kill a thousand you are a hero. Continue to get t ...
How else is the famous short story 'A study in Abjection' to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently ...
Doing, a filthy pleasure is, and short;
And done, we straight repent us of the sport:
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A good short story is a work of art which daunts us in proportion to its brevity.... No inspiration is too noble for it; no amount ...
What is our life? a play of passion;
Our mirth the music of division;
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If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath,
I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base,
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I think a surgeon is particularly suited by temperament to the short story form as opposed to the novel, because the short story i ...
Lord, what a change within us one short hour
Spent in Thy presence will avail to make!
O that my vexation were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances! For then it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; ...
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