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For French is the common language of educated men and it is certainly
convenient to speak it well enough to be able to treat of any subject of discourse
that may arise. It has a great literature; other countries, with the exception of
I will speak but of one of them, The Sacred Flame, and of this only because in it I
tried an experiment that some readers of this book may think interesting enough
to merit a few minutes' consideration. I tried in this play to write a more formal ...
What about goodness? But before I speak of goodness I would speak of love; for
there are philosophers who, thinking that it embraced every other, have accepted
it as the highest of human values. Platonism and Christianity have combined to ...
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