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Of the 464 specifications contained in your Public Prayers for the week, and not previously noted in this report, we grant 2, and ...
Some truths there are so near and obvious to the mind, that a man need only open his eyes to see them. Such I take this important ...
All that stock of arguments [the skeptics] produce to depreciate our faculties, and make mankind appear ignorant and low, are draw ...
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes ...
There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and ...
Every failure teaches a man something, to wit, that he will probably fail again next time.
You may well ask how I expect to assert my privacy by resorting to the outrageous publicity of being one's actual self on paper. T ...
In England, wit is at least a profession, if not an art. everything becomes professional there, and even the rogues of that island ...
At Passadumkeag we found ... earnest politicians, to wit,--white ones, I mean,--on the alert to know how the election was likely t ...
With respect to wit, I learned that there was not much difference between the half and the whole.
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