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My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
You may persevere in obscurity for ten years in your study, but the day you make a name for yourself, the whole world will acclaim ...
As all historians know, the past is a great darkness, and filled with echoes. Voices may reach us from it; but what they say to us ...
Nominee. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of publi ...
Why should not the knowledge, the skill, the expertness, the assiduity, and the spirited hazards of trade and commerce, when crown ...
When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.
The human mind is indeed a cave swarming with strange forms of life, most of them unconscious and unilluminated. Unless we can und ...
Fame is fickle, but Obscurity is usually faithful to the end.
Let no man write my epitaph; for as no man who knows my motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse th ...
People try so hard to believe in leaders now, pitifully hard. But we no sooner get a popular reformer or politician or soldier or ...
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