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Those blessed structures, plot and rhyme--
why are they no help to me now
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And the serial continues:
Pain, expiation, delight, more pain,
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If you need a certain vitality you can only supply it yourself, or there comes a point, anyway, when no one's actions but your own ...
A country is strong which consists of wealthy families, every member of whom is interested in defending a common treasure; it is w ...
After I discovered the real life of mothers bore little resemblance to the plot outlined in most of the books and articles I'd rea ...
No one attaches a transcendent meaning to the "errors" of comedy, much less of farce. Mistaken identities, misunderstandings about ...
I have this very moment finished reading a novel called The Vicar of Wakefield [by Oliver Goldsmith].... It appears to me, to be i ...
The stuff of which tragedy and comedy are made is the same stuff. The foibles of mankind work up more easily into comedy than into ...
Doubtless the main difference between the novel and the romance is the way in which they view reality. The novel renders reality c ...
There saw I how the secret felon wrought,
And treason labouring in the traitor's thought,
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