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Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they ...
Upon the whole I am inclined to think that the far greater part, if not all of those difficulties, which have hitherto amused phil ...
In short, camp mocks bad taste; kitsch exploits it. Camp arouses our sense of the ridiculous and we respond with amused tolerance. ...
The fact alone that both, like Chatham before them, were great war ministers, links their names inseparably. Beyond that, they sha ...
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of m ...
The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pagea ...
If you would rule the world quietly, you must keep it amused.
We swim, day by day, on a river of delusions, and are effectually amused with houses and towns in the air, of which the men about ...
As men get on in life, they acquire a love for sincerity, and somewhat less solicitude to be lulled or amused. In the progress of ...
[I]f our reader should be neither informed nor amused, we shall be very sorry for his loss of time as well as our own.
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