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The society in 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a throwback to the early Puritans whom I studied extensively at Harvard under Perry Miller, to whom the book is dedicated.

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As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when

As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake in Your likeness. -Psalm 17:15
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Romance is everything to turn it into a cause for given is priceless

Romance is everything to turn it into a cause for given is priceless
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It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it

It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
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She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followe

She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followed it), and sometimes she scolded herself so severely as to bring tears into her eyes; and once she remembered trying to box her own ears for having cheated herself in a came of cro
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Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
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What was and what may be lie, like children whose faces we cannot see, in t

What was and what may be lie, like children whose faces we cannot see, in the arms of silence. All we have is here, now.
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Do all the work while you still have strength.

Do all the work while you still have strength.
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He who lives for nothing costs the lives of many, but he who lives for some

He who lives for nothing costs the lives of many, but he who lives for something greater than himself preserves those he loves.
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She wasnt exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she k

She wasnt exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way.
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What will break me into a million pieces so that I am beyond repair, beyond

What will break me into a million pieces so that I am beyond repair, beyond usefulness?
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A fast is not necessarily something we offer God, but it assists us in offe

A fast is not necessarily something we offer God, but it assists us in offering ourselves
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The spectacles of experience through them you will see clearly a second tim

The spectacles of experience through them you will see clearly a second time.
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