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Love, why have you sought the horde
of spearsmen, why the tent
Achilles pitched beside the river-ford?
A wife is sought for her virtue; a concubine for her beauty.
One sought not absolute truth. One sought only a spool on which to wind the thread of history without breaking it.
Our discussion will be adequate; if it has as much clearness as the subject-matter admits of; for precision is not to be sought fo ...
There is scarcely a young lady in the united kingdoms, who would not rather put up with the misfortune of being sought by a clever ...
Other countries drink to get drunk, and this is accepted by everyone; in France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. ...
[University students] hated the hypocrisy of adult society, the rigidity of its political institutions, the impersonality of its b ...
Most advice on child-rearing is sought in the hope that it will confirm our prior convictions. If the parent had wished to proceed ...
The gods of the earth and sea
Sought through nature to find this tree.
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The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
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