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Sir Walter, being strangely surprised and put out of his countenance at so great a table, gives his son a damned blow over the fac ...
The War of the Roses in England and the Civil War in America were both intestinal conflicts arising out of similar ideas. In the f ...
With the single exception of Homer, there is no eminent writer, not even Sir Walter Scott, whom I can despise so entirely as I des ...
Sir Walter Raleigh might well be studied, if only for the excellence of his style, for he is remarkable in the midst of so many ma ...
A Mr. (save, perhaps, some half dozen in the nation,) always needs a note of explanation.
Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offen ...
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as ...
There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
He is to the great poet, what an excellent mimic is to a great actor. There is no determinate impression left on the mind by readi ...
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