Pagan Papers (Google eBook)

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Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1894 - Tobacco use - 165 pages
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Page 54 - What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, though puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.
Page 11 - For, as it is dislocation and detachment from the life of God, that makes things ugly, the poet, who re-attaches things to nature and the Whole, re-attaching even artificial things, and violations of nature, to nature, by a deeper insight, disposes very easily of the most disagreeable facts.
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