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RICHARD FARQUHARSON. A Chapter of Childhood.     Human life is a fragment, at best. . . . And that moment of childhood when, in one signal…

VentureV1_binyon_clue

THE CLUE.         Life from sunned peak, witched wood, and flowery dell        A hundred ways the eager spirit wooes,        To roam, to dream, to conquer, to rebel;        Yet in…

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MADAME DE WARENS.     In his old age Rousseau wrote that the spot in the little town of Annecy where, as a youth of sixteen, he…

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AN INDIAN ROAD-TALE.     Inland they tell the tale of the coast-road, and on the coast they tell it of Pipavao, how the Kir kept the…

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MARRIAGE IN TWO MOODS.                                     1             Love that’s loved from day to day            Loves itself into decay:            He that eats one daily fruit            Shrivels hunger at the root.            Daily pleasure…