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Of all ebriosity, who does not prefer to be intoxicated by the air he breathes.


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It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, in a government ship, with five hundred men and boys to assist one, than it is to explore the private sea, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean of one's being alone. . . .
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In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and the future, which is precisely the present moment to toe that line.
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There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
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Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
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To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.
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The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.
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