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It was this practical sense and cool will that won over Mrs. Lee, who was woman enough to assume that all the graces were well eno ...
These pages reproduce me very imperfectly, and there are many things in me of which I find no trace in them. I suppose it is becau ...
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they ...
I've tried not to exaggerate the glory of athletes. I'd rather, if I could, preserve a sense of proportion, to write about them as ...
It seems, Euphranor..., that there is nothing so singularly absurd as we are apt to think, in the belief of mysteries; and that a ...
The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
Families need families. Parents need to be parented. Grandparents, aunts, and uncles are back in fashion because they are necessar ...
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness--a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athleti ...
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