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He did not go to the college called Harvard, good old Alma Mater as she is. He was not fed on the pap that is there furnished.... ...
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism ... the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the yo ...
[Wellesley College] is about as meaningful to the educational process in America as a perfume factory is to the national economy.
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
"He's asleep, ain't he?" "With kings and counsellors," murmured I.
Ah Bartleby! Ah humanity!
I can see that figure now--pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn! It was Bartleby.
I was not unemployed in my profession by the late John Jacob Astor; a name which, I admit, I love to repeat, for it hath a rounded ...
Imagine my surprise, nay, my consternation, when without moving from his privacy, Bartleby in a singularly mild, firm voice, repli ...
One of the coolest and wisest hours a man has, is just after he awakes in the morning.
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