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It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow, the…
She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended. Her eyes were bright…
The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own…
When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease – of joy that kills.
It is greater than the stars – that moving procession of human energy; greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon.
I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some…
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to…
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such…
To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts – absolute gifts – which have not been acquired by one’s own effort. And,…
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath. I could not hear the rhythm of…
He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain –…
A person can’t have everything in this world; and it was a little unreasonable of her to expect it.
So the storm passed and every one was happy.
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of…
She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day…
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