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I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes stan ...
Walden is melting apace. There is a canal two rods wide along the northerly and westerly sides, and wider still the east end. A gr ...
He who is usually self-sufficient becomes exceptionally vain and keenly alive to fame and praise when he is physically ill. The mo ...
In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will already get further up today or you will exercise your str ...
Against boredom even the gods struggle in vain.
Full many a glorious morning have I seen
Flatter the mountain-tops with sovereign eye,
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Romeo. Peace, peace, Mercutio, peace!
Thou talk'st of nothing.
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Most glorious Lord of life! that, on this day,
Didst make thy triumph over death and sin;
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I am a parcel of vain strivings tied
By a chance bond together,
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In vain we lavish out our lives,
To gather empty wind;
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