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Cassius is aweary of the world:
Hated by one he loves; braved by his brother;
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The bad lover, like the bad poet, perhaps because of a preoccupation with self, is essentially inattentive, doesn't listen, doesn' ...
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than to read or write; who, however, wrote much and well, bu ...
I'm not making light of prayers here, but of so-called school prayer, which bears as much resemblance to real spiritual experience ...
Give me the critic bred in Nature's school,
Who neither talks by rote, nor thinks by rule;
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Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.
Opinions are not to be learned by rote, like the letters of an alphabet, or the words of a dictionary. They are conclusions to be ...
A statesman is an easy man,
He tells his lies by rote;
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