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The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.
The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure, but too easily yielded to dissipation.
No one can understand Paris and its history who does not understand that its fierceness is the balance and justification of its fr ...
Idleness makes people feeble and peevish. Work makes them stalwart and prone to anger.
I have the strong impression that contemporary middle-class women do seem prone to feelings of inadequacy. We worry that we do not ...
Scholars and thinkers are prone to an effeminate habit, and shrink if a coarser shout comes up from the street, or a brutal act is ...
This whole business of Trade gives me to pause and think, as it constitutes false relations between men; inasmuch as I am prone to ...
Every young man is prone to be misled by the suggestions of his own ill-founded ambition which he mistakes for the promptings of a ...
Among all the world's races, some obscure Bedouin tribes possibly apart, Americans are the most prone to misinformation. This is n ...
As we grow older, we should learn that these are two quite different things. Character is something you forge for yourself; temper ...
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