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Semantically, taste is rich and confusing, its etymology as odd and interesting as that of "style." But while style--deriving from ...
An old French sentence says, "God works in moments,"M"En peu d'heure Dieu labeure." We ask for long life, but 't is deep life, or ...
The frontiers are not east or west, north or south; but wherever a man fronts a fact, though that fact be a neighbor, there is an ...
We have heard that a few days after this, when the Provincetown Bank was robbed, speedy emissaries from Provincetown made particul ...
But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for ...
Julia: What could he have done when it was one against three?
Old Horace: He should have died!
Justice has its anger, my lord Bishop, and the wrath of justice is an element of progress. Whatever else may be said of it, the Fr ...
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
All the terrors of the French Republic, which held Austria in awe, were unable to command her diplomacy. But Napoleon sent to Vien ...
Saigon was an addicted city, and we were the drug: the corruption of children, the mutilation of young men, the prostitution of wo ...
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