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Why does not the kitten betray some of the attributes common to the adult puss? A puppy is but a dog, plus high spirits, and minus ...
A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enoug ...
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are ...
Philadelphians are every whit as mediocre as their neighbors, but they seldom encourage each other in mediocrity by giving it a mo ...
The pessimist ... is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to t ...
There is nothing in the world so enjoyable as a thorough-going monomania.
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of ...
It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
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