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This sort of thing may be tolerated by the French--but we are British, thank God.
Social questions are too sectional, too topical, too temporal to move a man to the mighty effort which is needed to produce great ...
Experience cannot be transferred. We may give wise advice, but we cannot give wisdom to follow it.
The female sex have long been the acknowledged possessors of a sort of mental quickness and intellectual acumen, or rather sharpne ...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Although its growth may seem to have been slow, it is to be remembered that it is not a shrub, or plant, to shoot up in the summer ...
Art has always been this--pure interrogation, rhetorical question less the rhetoric--whatever else it may have been obliged by soc ...
What is passion? It is surely the becoming of a person. Are we not, for most of our lives, marking time? Most of our being is at r ...
At last, on Monday the 16th of May, when I was sitting in Mr. Davies's back-parlour, after having drunk tea with him and Mrs. Davi ...
The cheering sound of "Dinner is upon the table," dissolved his reverie.... Mr. Wilkes placed himself next to Dr. Johnson, and beh ...
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