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Splendid Speech PowerCast

He completely abandoned the child of his marriage with Adelaida Ivanovna, not from malice, nor because of his matrimoni- al grievances, but simply because he forgot him.It is no doubt an optimistic enterprise. But it is good for awhile to be free from the carping note that must needs be audible when we discuss our present imperfections, to release ourselves from practical difficulties and the tangle of ways and means. It is good to stop by the track for a space, put aside the knapsack, wipe the brows, and talk a little of the upper slopes of the mountain we think we are climbing, would but the trees let us see itBut what sort of language would we have the world speak, if we were told the miracle of Babel was presently to be reversed?


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