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I consider it a singular plan of the fates that human cultivation and refinement should today be concentrated, as it were, in the ...
I need not tell you of the inadequacy of the American shipping marine on the Pacific Coast.... For this reason it seems to me that ...
Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down ...
I know this, and I know it from actual experience in the Orient, that the progress of modern Christian civilization has largely de ...
I sincerely hope that the incoming Congress will be alive, as it should be, to the importance of our foreign trade and of encourag ...
God is not Love in the East. He is Power, although Mercy may temper it.
It is like any other work of art.
It is and never can be changed.
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There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each se ...
At the punch-bowl's brink,
Let the thirsty think,
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One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay "in kind" somewhere else in life.
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