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It would be worthy of the age to print together the collected Scriptures or Sacred Writings of the several nations, the Chinese, t ...
In his writings, we should say that he, as conspicuously as any, though with little enough expressed or even conscious sympathy, r ...
He has the earnestness of a prophet. In an age of pedantry and dilettantism, he has no grain of these in his composition. There is ...
One merit in Carlyle, let the subject be what it may, is the freedom of prospect he allows, the entire absence of cant and dogma. ...
In this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.
But to consider this Subject in its most ridiculous Lights, Advertisements are of great Use to the Vulgar: First of all, as they a ...
Who does not know history's first law to be that an author must not dare to tell anything but the truth? And its second that he mu ...
Here stands the row of enormous stelæ that have furnished the date that links the Mayan calendar to ours. These stones standing g ...
The idea of childhood as a social invention, in retrospect, is hardly credible. In the Bible, in writings of the Greeks and Romans ...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies. Their cousins can tell you nothing about them. They lived in their writings, and so ...
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