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John Eliot came to preach to the Podunks in 1657, translated the Bible into their language, but made little progress in aboriginal ...
It is singular how soon we lose the impression of what ceases to be constantly before us. A year impairs, a lustre obliterates. Th ...
I care not for the theoretical symmetry and impregnable logic of your moral code, I care not for the hoary respectability and trad ...
Four or five whippoorwills
Have come down from their native ledge
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Is it the breath, merely, of the performer on a wind- instrument, or the skillful, supple fingers of the performer on a stringed i ...
In a world which furnishes so many employments which are useful, and so many which are amusing, it is our own fault if we ever kno ...
Come on, clown, sing us a chorus of Pagliacci.
Life is a thin narrowness of taken-for-granted, a plank over a canyon in a fog. There is something under our feet, the taken-for-g ...
I knew very well that this hope was chimerical. I was like a pauper who mingles fewer tears with his dry bread if he tells himself ...
Physical pleasure is a sensual experience no different from pure seeing or the pure sensation with which a fine fruit fills the to ...
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