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He has been described as "an innkeeper who hated his guests, a philosopher, and poet who left no written record of his thought, a ...
Every generation rewrites the past. In easy times history is more or less of an ornamental art, but in times of danger we are driv ...
The record of one's life must needs prove more interesting to him who writes it than to him who reads what has been written.
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Since I know nothing of the merits of poetry, I am not able to pass any opinion upon this, but I can see that "reap" and "deep," " ...
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
As to "Don Juan," confess ... that it is the sublime of that there sort of writing; it may be bawdy, but is it not good English? I ...
One foot in each great ocean
Is a record stride or stretch.
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
The most noticeable weakness of Congressmen is their timidity. They fear the use to be made of their "record." They are afraid of ...
We can see nothing whatever of the soul unless it is visible in the expression of the countenance; one might call the faces at a l ...
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