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Field, Marshall. "America's Biggest Taxpayer Is a Merchant Prince of Chicago: Leads Country's Big Taxpayers." The Sunday Herald, 3 Sept. 1905, Women's section, p. 10, col. 2.

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana

The Life of Reason

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Santayana, George. The Life of Reason: Introduction and Reason in Common Sense, edited by Marianne S. Wokeck and Martin A. Coleman. Vol. 7, The MIT Press, 2011, bk. 1, ch. 12. Originally published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

Emma Lazarus

The New Colossus

Inscription on the Statue of Liberty in New York City.

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Lazarus, Emma. "The New Colossus." Statue of Liberty published catalog. c. 1883, I. 10.

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Lazarus, Emma. "The New Colossus." Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems, edited by John Hollander. Library of America, 2005, I. 10.

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Roosevelt, Theodore, Jr. Letter to Henry L. Sprague. 26 Jan. 1900.

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Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt. John Brown. George W. Jacobs and Company, 1909, ch. 13.

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Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt. John Brown. Routledge, 2015, ch. 13.

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Kafka, Franz. Letter to Oskar Pollak. 27 Jan. 1904.

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Kafka, Franz. Franz Kafka: Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors, translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Schocken, 1990.

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Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams. 1907, ch. 1.

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Adams, Henry. "The Education of Henry Adams." Henry Adams: Democracy, Esther, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres, The Education of Henry Adams, edited by Ernest Samuels and Jayne Samuels. Library of America, 1983, ch. 1.

Beauty can pierce one like a pain.

Thomas Mann

Buddenbrooks

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Mann, Thomas. Buddenbrooks. Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1901, pt. 11, ch. 2.

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Mann, Thomas. Buddenbrooks. Dover Publications, 2020, pt. 11, ch. 2.

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Rilke, Rainer Maria. Requiem fur eine Freundin [Requiem for a Friend]. c. 1908.

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Rilke, Rainer Maria. "Requiem for a Friend." The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Stephen Mitchell. Vintage, 1989.

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Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letter to Emanuel von Bodman. 17 Aug. 1901.

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Rilke, Rainer Maria. Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1892-1910, translated by Jane B. Greene and M. D. Herter Norton. W. W. Norton & Company, 1969.

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Chekhov, Anton. Personal notebook entry. c. 1904.

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Shaw, George Bernard. The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet: A Sermon in Crude Melodrama. 10 Apr. 1909, Abby Theatre of Dublin, Liverpool, England, UK, pt. 1.

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Shaw, George Bernard. "The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet." Playlets. Oxford University Press, 2021, pt. 1.

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De Gourmont, Remy. Physique de l'Amor: Essai Sur l'Instinct Sexuel [Physics of Love - Essay on Sexual Instinct]. Mercure de France, 1903, ch. 18.

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James, William. "Pragmatism and Religion." Dec. 1906, Lowell Institute, Boston, MA, USA. Lecture.

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James, William. "Pragmatism and Religion." Pragmatism. Dover Publications, 2018.

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Hardy, Thomas. Notebook entry. 1 Jan. 1902.

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Hardy, Thomas. Quoted in The Poetry of Thomas Hardy: A Handbook and Commentary, written by J. O. Bailey. UNC Press Books, 2018.

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Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt. The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches. A. C. McClurg & Co., 1903, ch. 1.

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Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt. The Souls of Black Folk, edited by Brent Hayes Edwards. Oxford University Press, 2009, ch. 1.

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Nietzsche, Friedrich. Ecce homo: Wie man wird, was man ist [Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is]. Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1908.

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Nietzsche, Friedrich. Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is, translated by Duncan Large. Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Conrad, Joseph. "Lord Jim: A Sketch." Blackwood's Magazine. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, Oct. 1899-Nov. 1900.

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Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams. 1907, ch. 28.

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Adams, Henry. "The Education of Henry Adams." Henry Adams: Democracy, Esther, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres, The Education of Henry Adams, edited by Ernest Samuels and Jayne Samuels. Library of America, 1983, ch. 28.