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Aphorisms are essentially an aristocratic genre of writing. The aphorist does not argue or explain, he asserts; and implicit in hi ...
What stunned me was the regular assertion that feminists were "anti-family." . . . It was motherhood that got me into the movement ...
Abject flattery and indiscriminate assentation degrade, as much as indiscriminate contradiction and noisy debate disgust. But a mo ...
The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a colour. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral ...
The creation of "strong-minded" women, so-called, is due to the individualism of men, to the modern selfish and speculative spirit ...
Flowers ... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Flowers and fruits are always fit presents; flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all of the ...
But Shakspeare has no peculiarity, no importunate topic; but all is duly given; no veins, no curiosities: no cow-painter, no bird- ...
The trenchant editorials plus the keen rivalry natural to extremely partisan papers made it necessary for the editors to be expert ...
I know not whether it would be too bold an assertion to say that candor makes capacity.... But in order to try the truth of any ob ...
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