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I am not sure but I should betake myself in extremities to the liberal divinities of Greece, rather than to my country's God. Jeho ...
Charles Eastman: There's always a place at the plant for a boy like that.
Mrs. Eastman: But what are we going to do about him
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I know of the sleepy country, where swans fly round
Coupled with golden chains, and sing as they fly.
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It would be as wise to set up an accomplished lawyer to saw wood as a business as to condemn an educated and sensible woman to spe ...
By many a legendary tale of violence and wrong, as well as by events which have passed before their eyes, these people have been t ...
Some of us who sit upon this platform have many a time been clamored down, and told that we had no right to speak, and that we wer ...
Had I made capital on my prettiness, I should have closed the doors of public employment to women for many a year, by the very mea ...
The woods decay, the woods decay and fall,
The vapours weep their burthen to the ground,
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Thou hast left behind
Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies;
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I am haunted by numberless islands, many a Danaan shore,
Where Time would surely forget us, and Sorrow come near us no more;<
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