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'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
The Irish are often nervous about having the appropriate face for the occasion. They have to be happy at weddings, which is a stra ...
We went on, feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, clothing the soldier, binding up his wounds, harboring the stranger, ...
I am come, young ladies, in a very moralizing strain, to observe that our pleasures of this world are always to be for, and that w ...
The pipe, with solemn interposing puff,
Makes half a sentence at a time enough;
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You're driving along the highway licketty-split, see. You're in a hurry and you're worried about whether you're goin' to lose your ...
The commonwealth of learning is not at this time without master-builders, whose mighty designs in advancing the sciences, will lea ...
The roots of the grass strain,
Tighten, the earth is rigid, waits--he is waiting--
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You are all alike, you respectable people. You can't tell me the bursting strain of a ten-inch gun, which is a very simple matter; ...
The degree of tolerance attainable at any moment depends on the strain under which society is maintaining its cohesion.
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