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Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion.
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Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.
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Chev receives a great deal of attention... I do not like that the pretty women should pay him so many compliments... it will turn his little head!
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Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
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Every wave as it dashed upon the shore seemed to tell a tale of days that will return no more.
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From you dear husband, I would have no secrets. You have made me feel that you could not take much interest in my spiritual experience.
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God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
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Good ladies make good stewardesses.
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Had I wanted to see something of society, it seemed hardly fair that I should never give myself an opportunity of judging and being judged by it.
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He has been in a very dangerous state, very near insanity, and if I have done my best for him and my children for staying here, you will neither regret nor complain of it.
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His true devotion has won me from the world and from myself. I am the captive of his bow and spear.
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Hope died as I was led unto my marriage bed.
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How utterly are one's best thoughts invaded by this going out in society.
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I am able to think, to study and to pray, things which I cannot accomplish when my brain is oppressed.
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I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
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I am forced to make myself an imaginary public, and to tell it the secrets of my poor little ridiculous brain.
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I am intent mainly upon holding on to the ropes, and upon getting through the present without too much consciousness of it.
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I am sad and spleeny, and begin to have fears that I may not be after all the greatest woman alive.
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I am too lonely, too helpless, too orphaned to be deserted by you, my brother.
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I arrived at Green Peace. Two children whom I should not have recognized as mine ran out to meet me.
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I believe I shall live to see women in New York and some of the other states enfranchised, but not in Massachusetts.
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I do not think that I shall ever consider music as a serious occupation instead of a recreation.
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I esteem this century, now at its close, to have deserved a record among those which have been great landmarks in human history.
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I feel much excited, quite unsettled, sometimes a little frantic.
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I firmly resolved when I married you, to admit no thought, to cultivate no taste, in which you could not sympathize. You must know that my heart has been very loyal.
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I had rather go to a party than stay at home.
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I had rather go to a theater than a party.
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I had rather hear Theodore Parker than go to the theater.
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I have been leading a very lonely and unsympathetic life ever since I came from Newport.
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I have been singing and writing poetry, so you may know that I have been happy, alas, am I not a selfish creature to prize these enjoyments as I do.
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I hope to get through the winter without any more serious evil than the loss of time, and the ruin of ball dresses.
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I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.
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I live in a place in which I have few social relations, and all too recent to be intimate.
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I need to be practically reminded that Love is the Religion of Life.
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I never could be good when I was not happy.
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I remember one dinner for which I had relied upon a form of ice as the principal feature of the dessert.
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I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends.
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I should like to find out how Joshua contrived to make the sun stand still.
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I sometimes suspect him of having relations with another woman, and regret more bitterly the sacrifice which entailed upon me these months of fatigue and suffering.
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I sometimes think God allows Great Britain to be unprincipled for the good of mankind.
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I take refuge in my books.
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I threw away, once and forever, the thought of the terrible hell which till then had always formed a part of my belief.
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I walked on the beach yesterday at sunset. It was beautiful and awakened many pleasing associations of former days.
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I was born 'neath a clouded star.
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It has been strange to me to return to life and to feel that I have any sympathy with human beings, after the long interval of quiet and indifference which succeeded my marriage.
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It is better not to entertain at all, than to entertain badly.
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Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
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Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions.
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My book came out on Friday last. The title simply, Passion Flowers, was approved by Longfellow.
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My children are babies and my husband has scarcely half an hour in 24 to give me.
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My husband was himself averse to public appearances.
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My little corner is so green and pretty, so quiet and hidden from all.
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New England spunk seems to be pretty well up.
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One might think that the genius of this age must have uttered a like injunction.
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Seating myself at the piano, I made it ring out the Marseillaise with a will.
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That which I have seen in Rome and even in England leads me to believe that men have strangely mistaken the spirit in their zeal for the letter of Christianity.
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The beaux are all gone, so that we are quite deserted.
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The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.
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The city seems to contain scarce anything but artists, priests and beggars. I have seen the Pope three times, he looked like an old woman dressed up very finely.
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The desolate hush which fell upon our house... silent and cold, in the midst of weeping friends and children.
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The doctor dismounted, and presently came to make our acquaintance. Dr. Howe made upon us an impression of unusual force and reserve.
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The false romance of the time made a tyrant to a childish imagination of the best and kindest of parents.
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The frozen ocean... of Boston life.
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The longer I live, the more do I feel my childlike helplessness about all practical affairs.
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The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness.
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The widowed daughter of our host lost heavily by the failure of certain American securities. The tea to which we had been bidden was simply a cup of tea, served without a table.
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Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom.
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These three years of married life have wiped out, as with a sponge, all living memory of the past-I have gone with you to a new world. I will not expect too much from you.
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Uncle John was right about me, when he said I ought not to marry.
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We are fulfilling the destiny of women, we are learning to live for others more than for ourselves.
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We are getting up the Crochet Party, which is to meet once a fortnight for crochet and fun.
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We bore the harassing conversation as long as we could.
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We have acted more wisely than we would have done in marking out any eccentric course of our own and adhering to it.
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We must help our fellow man against the most cruel beast of all, the human tiger.
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When the ship rolled and I felt myself going, I generally made for the stoutest man in sight and pitched into him... little of the old mischief left, you see.
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When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the light my brain will be lightened, and I shall have a clearer mind. Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul.
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While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear?
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Women speakers were few in those days, and were frowned upon by general society.
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