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If it is no exaggeration to say that Deerfield is not so much a town as the ghost of a town, its dimness almost transparent, its q ...
It is the sinner's dust-tongued bell claps me to churches
When, with his torch and hourglass, like a sulphur priest,
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...it is better to marry than to be aflame with passion.
After all, it is not where one washes one's neck that counts but where one moistens one's throat.
Fiction is not imagination. It is what anticipates imagination by giving it the form of reality. This is quite opposite to our own ...
For youth is a frail thing, not unafraid.
Firstly inclined to take what it is told.
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It is not at all monstrous in me to say ... that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest artis ...
Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that ...
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
To whatsoever upright mind, to whatsoever beating heart I speak, to you it is committed to educate men. By simple living, by an il ...
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