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People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let ...
Experience was to be taken as showing that one might get a five-pound note as one got a light for a cigarette; but one had to chec ...
Most English talk is a quadrille in a sentry-box.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full pe ...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled ...
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside--from othe ...
Art and science coincide insofar as both aim to improve the lives of men and women. The latter normally concerns itself with profi ...
How often should a woman be pregnant? Continually, or hardly ever? Or must there be a certain number of pregnancy anniversaries es ...
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into ...
When life has been well spent, age is a loss of what it can well spare,--muscular strength, organic instincts, gross bulk, and wor ...
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