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Partir, c'est mourir un peu.
(To leave is to die a little.)
Supposing the Mechanical Phase to have lasted 300 years, from 1600 to 1900, the next or Electric Phase would have a life equal to ...
Finally, within a huge and sombre mass of things,
A blackened people, living and dying in silence.
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It is to be lamented that the principle of national has had very little nourishment in our country, and, instead, has given place ...
Why should not the knowledge, the skill, the expertness, the assiduity, and the spirited hazards of trade and commerce, when crown ...
What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises.... The people have always lived on hop ...
You have no idea how promising the world begins to look once you have decided to have it all for yourself. And how much healthier ...
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents ... and only one for birthday presents, you kn ...
There is a certain jargon, which, in French, I should call un Persiflage d'Affaires, that a foreign Minister ought to be perfectly ...
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
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