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Alvy Singer: I've gotta see a picture exactly from the start to finish, 'cause, 'cause I'm anal.
Annie Hall: That's a polite
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The etymologist finds the deadest word to have been once a brilliant picture. Language is fossil poetry. As the limestone of the c ...
For, though the origin of most of our words is forgotten, each word was at first a stroke of genius, and obtained currency, becaus ...
It would seem that the film maker is able to exert a greater degree of control over his medium than the writer since the image of ...
Nature is a personality so vast and universal that we have never seen one of her features. The walker in the familiar fields which ...
But only speak the word, and let my servant be healed.
I begin, then, with some remarks about 'the meaning of a word.' I think many persons now see all or part of what I shall say: but ...
Remembering the Strait of Belle Isle or
some northerly harbor of Labrador,
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Between a sign and the thing it signifies there is the fixed, determined relationship of cause and effect. We see this in the case ...
It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some r ...
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