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Slowly, but very deliberately, the brooding edifice of seduction, creaking and incongruous, came into being, a vast Heath Robinson ...
He who comes into Assemblies only to gratifie his Curiosity, and not to make a Figure, enjoys the Pleasures of Retirement in a[n] ...
Westward the course of empire takes its way;
The four first acts already past,
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Pharisaism, obtuseness and tyranny reign not only in the homes of merchants and in jails; I see it in science, in literature, and ...
He who doesn't know how to be a servant should never be allowed to be a master; the interests of public life are alien to anyone w ...
Neither I nor anyone else knows what a standard is. We all recognize a dishonorable act, but have no idea what honor is.
Narrative prose is a legal wife, while drama is a posturing, boisterous, cheeky and wearisome mistress.
A grimy fly can soil the entire wall and a small, dirty little act can ruin the entire proceedings.
His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding ev'ry hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste,
But sweet will be the flow'r.
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