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None but a maid is roused by a love song. And this was a maid, an old maid.
Silence is to all creatures thus attacked the only means of salvation; it fatigues the Cossack charges of the envious, the enemy's ...
I am a journalist and, under the modern journalist's code of Olympian objectivity (and total purity of motive), I am absolved of r ...
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
Like many other widows, she had an unwholesome wish to marry again.
Now narrow minds can develop as well through persecution as through benevolence; they can assure themselves of their power by tyra ...
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Suffering predisposes the mind to devoutness; and most young girls, prompted by instinctive tenderness, lean towards mysticism, th ...
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
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