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America had no use for Adams because he was eighteenth-century, and yet it worshipped Grant because he was archaic and should have ...
Our minds can go no further. The human imagination is capable of no further expression of beauty than the carved owl of Athene, th ...
The gaze implies a concentration of the spectator's activity into that of looking, the glance implies that no extraordinary effort ...
Popular art is normally decried as vulgar by the cultivated people of its time; then it loses favor with its original audience as ...
Girls who put out are tramps. Girls who don't are ladies. This is, however, a rather archaic usage of the word. Should one of you ...
... and fierce in each disk
of coarse yellow the archaic
smile, almost
agony, almost
a boy's grin.
Almost always tradition is nothing but a record and a machine-made imitation of the habits that our ancestors created. The average ...
Like Freud, Jung believes that the human mind contains archaic remnants, residues of the long history and evolution of mankind. In ...
Prostitution is not just a service industry, mopping up the overflow of male demand, which always exceeds female supply. Prostitut ...
As one young starlet asked, with annoyance and pretension, "What has Marilyn got? And how can I get it?" A large part of the answe ...
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