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As for the "spirit of a gentleman," its decline is so obvious as scarcely to admit of
argument. It has even been maintained that in America, the country in which the
collapse of traditional standards has been most complete, the gentleman is at a ...
The quotation reads : "When the body has decayed, the spirit fades away. Even if
there be such cruel tortures in Hell as Chiseling, Burning, Pounding, and
Grinding, whereon are these to be inflicted?" This sounded like good reasoning
and I ...
How can we admit the survival of the spirit when the body is gone?" This was
more thorough reasoning than Ssu-ma Kuang's view that the spirit fades away
when the body has decayed — a theory which still admits the spirit as something.
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review