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I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the an ...
It is not generally remembered, if known, by the descendants of the Pilgrims, that when their forefathers were spending their firs ...
When I heard at the close of the day how my name had been receiv'd
with plaudits in the capitol, still it was not a happy nig
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A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning. The city is like poetry: it compresses all l ...
Your mock saint who stands in a niche is not a woman if she have not suffered, still less a woman if she have not sinned. Fall at ...
He who wishes to teach us a truth should not tell it to us, but simply suggest it with a brief gesture, a gesture which starts an ...
The reason I do not spend my days in despair and my nights in hopeless weeping simply is that I am in love with my own ruin. I the ...
In nature, all is useful, all is beautiful. It is therefore beautiful, because it is alive, moving, reproductive; it is therefore ...
I had thought to observe on this carry when we crossed the dividing line between the Penobscot and St. John, but as my feet had ha ...
We have one other pond just like this, White Pond, in Nine Acre Corner, about two and a half miles westerly; but, though I am acqu ...
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