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I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, f ...
I think it is worse to be poor in mind than in purse, to be stunted and belittled in soul, made a coward, made a liar, made mean a ...
The newspaper has debauched the American until he is a slavish, simpering, and angerless citizen; it has taught him to be a lump m ...
Syntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraints--the rules that run us. Language is using us to talk--we think we're using the ...
All deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest wind ...
Subordination to morality can be slavish or vain or self- interested or resigned or gloomily enthusiastic or thoughtless or an act ...
There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gr ...
A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.
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