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You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!
A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precook ...
A man needs no arguments to make him discern and approve what is beautiful: it strikes at first sight, and attracts without a reas ...
Of all men living [priests] are our greatest enemies. If it were possible, they would extinguish the very light of nature, turn th ...
When men consider the great pains, industry, and parts, that have, for so many ages, been laid out on the cultivation and advancem ...
... the black woman can never forget--however lukewarm the party may to-day appear--that it was a Republican president who struck ...
I know I have the body of a weak, feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king--and of a King of England too, and thin ...
I had a dove and the sweet dove died;
And I have thought it died of grieving:
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Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote.
I was not unemployed in my profession by the late John Jacob Astor; a name which, I admit, I love to repeat, for it hath a rounded ...
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