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The people of the United States have been fortunate in many things. One of the things in which we have been most fortunate has bee ...
In many ways, Twain and Waugh were strikingly similar. Even within the group of great humorists, they belong together. Both anti-e ...
Republics demanded virtue. Monarchies could rely on coercion and "dazzling splendor" to suppress self-interest or factions; republ ...
Science is not gadgetry. The desirable adjuncts of modern living, although in many instances made possible by science, certainly d ...
It is easier to move rivers and mountains than to change a person's basic nature.
Of all the vices, lewdness is the worst; of all the virtues, family duty is the first.
To have more virtues than talents is to be a superior person; to have more talents than virtues is to be an inferior one.
The form of act or thought mattered nothing. The hymns of David, the plays of Shakespeare, the metaphysics of Descartes, the crime ...
Female Virtues are of a Domestick turn. The Family is the proper Province for Private Women to Shine in. If they must be showing t ...
Vanity--has brought more virtues to an untimely end than any other vice.
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