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A hundred thousand secrets will be known, when that unveiled surpassing face is shown – a hundred thousand men must faint and fail, till one shall draw aside the secrets’ veil.

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  • Smultronstället literally means “wild strawberry patch” but idiomatically signifies an underrated gem of a place, often with personal or sentimental value.
  • “Classically speaking, a barbarian is someone who is not of the State, of the polis. The barbarian is not properly civilized — according to the prevailing standard of the State. His ways are strange and tribal. The barbarian is an outsider, an alien. (…) Don’t worry about creating some massive political movement or recruiting thousands or millions of people. Don’t worry about changing the state. Barbarians don’t worry about changing the state. That’s for men of the state — who believe in and belong to the State. Shoot for 150 people. A small, close-knit community of people working together to become less dependent on the State and more dependent on each other.” – Jack Donovan
  • “For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned outside the camp. Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach. For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.” – Hebrews 13:11-14
  • “Crueltye and bloodde is in our streets, the lande abowndeth with murthers, slawghters Incestes Adulteryes, whoredom dronkenness, oppression and pride. Even the leaste of these, is enowghe, and enowghe to make haste owte of Babylon.” – An English Puritan giving reasons for migration to America, 1629

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