THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE

What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achillesassumed when he hid himself among women,although puzzling questions, are notbeyond all conjecture.

Sir Thomas Browne.

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THE mental features discoursed of as the analytical, are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis. We appreciate them only in their effects. We know of them, among other things, that they are always to their possessor, when inordinately possessed, a source of the liveliest enjoyment. As the strong man exults in his physical ability, delighting in such exercises as call his muscles into action, so glories the analyst in that moral activity which ...

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