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I need not tell you of the inadequacy of the American shipping marine on the Pacific Coast.... For this reason it seems to me that ...
'Society' in America means all the honest, kindly-mannered, pleasant- voiced women, and all the good, brave, unassuming men, betwe ...
Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the de ...
Too often when you thought you'd be showered with confetti
What they flung at you was a plate of hot spaghetti
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Cities are ... distinguished by the catastrophic forms they presuppose and which are a vital part of their essential charm. New Yo ...
It always appeared to me that he estimated the compositions of Richardson too highly, and that he had an unreasonable prejudice ag ...
In comparing these two writers, he [Samuel Johnson] used this expression: "that there was as great a difference between them as be ...
You don't know what you might be if you would look beyond the ball, the opera, the fashion-plate--and right over the heads of the ...
There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behin ...
I sometimes have the sense that I live my life as a writer with my nose pressed against the wide, shiny plate glass window of the ...
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