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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to
become.
'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
The beginning of sense, not to say wisdom, is to realize that 'doing an action,' as used in philosophy, is a highly abstract expre ...
There is a wonderful, but neglected precision in these words. The old English noun "travel" (in the sense of a journey) was origin ...
... often when I write I am trying to make words do the work of line and colour. I have the painter's sensitivity to light. Much ( ...
Without our being especially conscious of the transition, the word "parent" has gradually come to be used as much as a verb as a n ...
We used chamber-pots a good deal.... My mother ... loved to repeat: "When did the queen reign over China?" This whimsical and harm ...
Whatever is felt upon the page without being specifically named there--that, one might say, is created. It is the inexplicable pre ...
Even assuming the possibility of greater knowledge among responsive young children of a mass media age, it is questionable whether ...
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