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SOmething more prominent sich as a fresh post disavowing being sucked into right wing attack memes would boost your stoick the most in my book.
He is more senceless than a stocke that hath no good sence of this stoick. '
The eldest of them, I will suppose, for his honour, to have been of the academic sect, neither dogmatist nor stoick; if he were not, I am sure he ought, in common justice, to yield the precedency to his younger brother.
What a labyrinth is there in the story of Joseph! able to convert a stoick.
And the value of New York Times stoick will be zero, roughly equal to the IQ of Gail Collins.
For stiffness of opinion is the effect of pride, and not of philosophy; it is a miserable presumption of that knowledge which human nature is too narrow to contain; and the ruggedness of a stoick is only a silly affectation of being a god, -- to wind himself up by pullies to an insensibility of suffering, and, at the same time, to give the lie to his own experience, by saying he suffers not, what he knows he feels.
"The labors of a useful life, to use the thought of an old stoick, are like things consecrated to God, over which mortality has no power.
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