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Oh, don't tell me of facts--I never believe facts: you know Canning said nothing was so fallacious as facts, except figures.
The greatest and truest models for all orators ... is Demosthenes. One who has not studied deeply and constantly all the great spe ...
Away with the cant of "Measures, not men!"Mthe idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot al ...
Intimately concerned as we are with the system of Europe, it does not follow that we are therefore called upon to mix ourselves on ...
In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch
Is offering too little and asking too much.
In matter of commerce the fault of the Dutch
Is offering too little and asking too much.
Give me th' avowed, th' erect, the manly foe,
Bold I can meet--perhaps may turn his blow;
A steady patriot of the world alone,
The friend of every country but his own.
Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own.
This is a woman's industry. No man will vote our stock, transact our business, pronounce on women's wages, supervise our factories ...
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