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When a friend, then, indulges in the joy of unburdening a secret on to another friend's bosom, he makes the latter, in his turn, f ...
The invention of photography provided a radically new picture-making process--a process based not on synthesis but on selection. T ...
Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave. W ...
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Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were en ...
Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in y ...
In general, Machiavellism and Utopianism can be taken to be too sharply opposed; the one realistic and the other idealistic and dr ...
None of us could escape the history of the centuries before any of us had been born, and with which we had nothing to do. We had n ...
I have been wavering in my mind whether I should ever again touch this journal, unless it were to commit it to the flames--for thi ...
It was a real treat when he'd read me Daisy Miller out loud. But we'd reached the point in our relationship when, in a straight ch ...
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