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Write about winter in the summer. Describe Norway as Ibsen did, from a desk in Italy; describe Dublin as James Joyce did, from a d ...
Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He mus ...
Now that Stevenson is dead I can think of but one English- speaking author who is really keeping his self-respect and sticking for ...
If a joyous elephant should break forth into song, his lay would probably be very much like Whitman's famous "Song of Myself." It ...
I have not much faith in women in fiction.... Women are so horribly subjective and they have such scorn for the healthy commonplac ...
[Mark Twain] is still the rough, awkward, good-natured boy who swore at the deck hands when he was three years old. Thoroughly lik ...
And this mighty master of the organ of language, who knew its every stop and pipe, who could awaken at will the thin silver tones ...
It is scarcely exaggeration to say that if one is not a little mad about Balzac at twenty, one will never live; and if at forty on ...
We come and go, but the land is always here. And the people who love it and understand it are the people who own it--for a little ...
All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can't be bred in captivity. It is ...
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