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Even the most incompetent English actor, coming on the stage briefly to announce the presence below of Lord and Lady Ditherege, gi ...
Children who hear acquire language without any particular effort; the words that fall from others' lips they catch on the wing, as ...
People having speech defects sometimes learn part of the practice by laborious study, but good speech is always mainly unconscious ...
And my spirit is grown to a lordly great compass within,
That the length and the breadth and the sweep of the marshes of
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I at length reached the last house but one, where the path to the summit diverged to the right, while the summit itself rose direc ...
Once also it was my business to go in search of the relics of a human body, mangled by sharks, which had just been cast up, a week ...
For what we call illusions are often, in truth, a wider vision of past and present realities--a willing movement of a man's soul w ...
If there is anything so romantic as that castle-palace-fortress of Monaco I have not seen it. If there is anything more delicious ...
The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is ...
O Sleepless as the river under thee,
Vaulting the sea, the prairies dreaming sod,
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