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The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist. The a ...
Tom Hyde, the tinker, standing on the gallows, was asked if he had anything to say. "Tell the tailors," said he, "to remember to m ...
She thinks, part woman, three parts a child,
That nobody looks; her feet
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Cruelty is a mystery, and the waste of pain. But if we describe a word to compass these things, a world that is a long, brute game ...
No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing.... ...
Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the face of a leaf. We must ...
When I was quite young I fondly imagined that all foreign languages were codes for English. I thought that "hat," say, was the rea ...
It is the fixed that horrifies us, the fixed that assails us with the tremendous force of mindlessness. The fixed is a Mason jar, ...
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator--our very self-consciousness--is al ...
The point of the dragonfly's terrible lip, the giant water bug, birdsong, or the beautiful dazzle and flash of sunlighted minnows, ...
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