By Kahlil Gibran
A revelatory choice of essays and poems through a grasp of japanese philosophy In those writings, Gibran deals verses and lyric prose that own all of the grandeur of wealthy song. listed below are the good truths and heartening joys drawn from the tears and sufferings of guy. each one paintings glints with simile and symbolism, from "Seven Reprimands,"containing clever ideas to dwell via, to "The Sayings of the Brook,"about the secrets and techniques to attractiveness, wealth, and advantage. those are profound exaltations of an excellent soul, and a trove of knowledge as correct this day as whilst it used to be first written.
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The detectives had a rap sheet on my father and cited back to her his prior arrests: vandalism and trespassing, mementos from his salad days in SDS; thirty unpaid speeding or parking tickets; possession of an unregistered derringer; fencing hot stereo equipment and VCRs; battery on a Hare Krishna at the Orange Bowl during half-time of a Dolphins game. She squeezed some lemon-scented Ajax onto her palm and soaped her hands and wrists. For a moment I had a strange sensation that I had absolutely no idea who she was.
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A Third Treasury of Kahlil Gibran by Kahlil Gibran