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The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
Mars and Venus are at it again. This time, Hephaestus is standing by with a private detective, a photographer, and a lawyer.
How old the world is! I walk between two eternities.... What is my fleeting existence in comparison with that decaying rock, that ...
From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its ...
Those who actually set out to see the fall of a city ... or those who choose to go to a front line, are obviously asking themselve ...
Once they came on a maple in a glade,
Standing alone with smooth arms lifted up,
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[Girls] study under the paralyzing idea that their acquirements cannot be brought into practical use. They may subserve the purpos ...
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those ...
Let man consider what he is in comparison with all existence; let him regard himself as lost in this remote corner of nature; and ...
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