To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.
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The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality.
France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will always prefer are the most prosaic.
Angel of health, did ever you know pain?
Passion I hate, a spirit does me wrong.
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
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