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We find the most terrible form of atheism, not in the militant and passionate struggle against the idea of God himself, but in the ...
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national ...
Such is the role of poetry. It unveils, in the strict sense of the word. It lays bare, under a light which shakes off torpor, the ...
General scepticism is the live mental attitude of refusing to conclude. It is a permanent torpor of the will, renewing itself in d ...
The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine t ...
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, ...
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