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Is a civilization naturally backward because it is different? Outside of cannibalism, which can be matched in this country, at lea ...
God grant we may not have a European war thrust upon us, and for such a stupid reason too, no I don't mean stupid, but to have to ...
In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness ...
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.
The pessimist ... is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to t ...
"I sawe Phoebus thrust out his golden hedde,
Upon her to gaze:
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As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, a stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay ...
the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy the soul of any man.
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But I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
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