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Light

We are all familiar with light as the emblem of good, and darkness as the emblem of evil, but we take this only in a general sort of way, as mere poetic imagery, without suspecting how near poetry sometimes comes to the expression of actual relations. But if we examine…
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Are You Well Bred?

If you are well-bred—You will be kind.You will not use slang.You will try to make others happy.You will not be shy or self-conscious.You will never indulge in ill-natured gossip.You will never forget the respect due to age.You will not swagger or boast of your achievements.You will think of others before…
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