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Miss Weare attended on Lady Dellwyn as her shadow. And as she had before received a great deal of flattery at second hand, so she ...
They are, as it were, train-bearers in the pageant of life, and hold a glass up to humanity, frailer than itself. We see ourselves ...
The critic lives at second hand. He writes about. The poem, the novel, or the play must be given to him; criticism exists by the g ...
He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when scien ...
Nations do not think, they only feel. They get their feelings at second hand through their temperaments, not their brains. A natio ...
He was no specialist except in the relation of things.... He took most of his materials at second hand.... But no matter who mined ...
Jurists say that a capital crime submerges all lesser crimes; and so it is with faith. Its absurdity makes all petty difficulties ...
If anyone proposes to believe, i.e., imagines himself to believe, because many good and upright people living here on the hill hav ...
Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires!
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A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
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