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When the typewriter stops in a New York office everybody's embarrassed; men start to quarrel or to make love to the stenographer o ...
Sunday morning may be cheery enough, with its extra cup of coffee and litter of Sunday newspapers, but there is always hanging ove ...
There's a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle. Most p ...
"Hope" is the thing with feathers--
That perches in the soul--
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There is nothing truer than myth: history, in its attempt to "realize" myth, distorts it, stops halfway; when history claims to ha ...
In the last fifteen years or so, the women's novel has turned into the Amtrak of American literature; crashing through the gates a ...
Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence. The mounting of this illusi ...
We will sing of great crowds excited by work, by pleasure, and by riot; we will sing of the multicolored, polyphonic tides of revo ...
Leonid Ivanovich Shigaev is dead.... The suspension dots, customary in Russian obituaries, must represent the footprints of words ...
You would play upon me, you would seem to know my stops, you
would pluck out the heart of my mystery, you would sound me
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