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Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirro ...
I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence--this may look like affectation but it is my real opinion. It is the l ...
You must be respectful and assenting, but without being servile and abject. You must be frank, but without indiscretion, and close ...
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
Simplicity is a pleasant thing in children, or at any age, but it is not necessarily admirable, nor is affectation altogether a th ...
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it,--else it is none.
In 1845 he built himself a small framed house on the shores of Walden Pond, and lived there two years alone, a life of labor and s ...
The thing is plain. All that men really understand, is confined to a very small compass; to their daily affairs and experience; to ...
Affectation is a very good word when someone does not wish to confess to what he would none the less like to believe of himself.
As to the whiskers, having never worn any, do you not think people would call it a piece of silly affectation if I were to begin i ...
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