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It is not their bones or hide or tallow that I love most. It is the living spirit of the tree, not its spirit of turpentine, with ...
Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud,
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From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud--
Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
The Spirit of Place [does not] exert its full influence upon a newcomer until the old inhabitant is dead or absorbed. So America.. ...
Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen ...
it was not enough to be for abolition/while the spirit of the masters
flickered in the abolitionist's heart
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A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
The chief problem is, of course, whether the marching of the general spirit of things is heading consciously or sub- consciously t ...
They can never have known old monks, wise, shrewd, unerring in judgment, and yet aglow with passionate insight, so very tender in ...
Our attitude toward our own culture has recently been characterized by two qualities, braggadocio and petulance. Braggadocio--empt ...
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