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A weak soul does not have the endurance to resist the flesh for very long. It grows heavy, becomes flesh itself, and the contest ends. But among responsible men, men who keep their eyes riveted day and night upon the Supreme Duty, the conflict between flesh and spirit breaks out mercilessly and may last until death.

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The whole Christmas story was probably a later addition to the gospel narra

The whole Christmas story was probably a later addition to the gospel narratives, presented only by the authors of Matthew and Luke. Mark and John seem never to have heard of the manger in Bethlehem, the Massacre of the Innocents, the hovering star, the t
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The boy who walks in the light

The boy who walks in the light
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She wasn’t going to sit and wait. She was done waiting, because you could s

She wasn’t going to sit and wait. She was done waiting, because you could spend your whole life waiting for something to happen. Something big. You could wait and wait, and even if something big happened, even if it finally happened—it didn’t change anyth
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The battle of Panipat was fought for more than what is usually imagined. It

The battle of Panipat was fought for more than what is usually imagined. It was fought by a people in the far south of India, on behalf of the Mughal Emperor, for the defence of India.
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And when [Bëor] lay dead, of no wound or grief, but stricken by age, the El

And when [Bëor] lay dead, of no wound or grief, but stricken by age, the Eldar saw for the first time the swift waning of the life of Men, and the death of weariness which they knew not in themselves; and they grieved greatly for the loss of their friends
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I feel like getting married, or committing suicide, or subscribing to L'Ill

I feel like getting married, or committing suicide, or subscribing to L'Illustration. Something desperate, you know.
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Look deep inside yourself and find your inner angel. Your inner angel will

Look deep inside yourself and find your inner angel. Your inner angel will show you how to drop the anchor of emotional burden and fly. Your inner angel knows where to find light to chase away the darkness. Your inner angels helps you balance when the wor
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So that originally, and Naturally, there is no such thing as Slavery. Josep

So that originally, and Naturally, there is no such thing as Slavery. Joseph was rightfully no more a Slave to his brethren, then they were to him: and they no more Authority to Sell him, than they had to Slay him. [Genesis 37].
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When you craft something you create an eternity. When you tear down you hur

When you craft something you create an eternity. When you tear down you hurt and you destroy, but anger doesn't last forever and soon your destruction is but dust under the muse of another's creation.
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Antigonus, having taken one of his soldiers into a great degree of favor an

Antigonus, having taken one of his soldiers into a great degree of favor and esteem for his valor, gave his physicians strict charge to cure him of a long and inward disease under which he had a great while languished, and observing that, after his cure,
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And then she got a bad, bad feeling because she realized she had been wrong

And then she got a bad, bad feeling because she realized she had been wrong.You can fool a person.You can fool a dog.You can fool a cat or a horse or a teacher or a friend.But you cannot ever fool a heart.
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London was so rich, and also so green, and somehow so detailed: full of stu

London was so rich, and also so green, and somehow so detailed: full of stuff that had been made, and bought, and placed, and groomed, and shaped, and washed clean, and put on display as if the whole city was for sale.
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