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Doubtless the main difference between the novel and the romance is the way in which they view reality. The novel renders reality c ...
Here is one of the fundamental defects of American fiction--perhaps the one character that sets it off sharply from all other know ...
The novelist sets forth his characters in two ways, by direct comment upon them, or indirectly by reporting their actions and beha ...
New England likes to think it has a civilization based on character. The South likes to think it has a character based on civiliza ...
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
By all those, who are not much acquainted with him, he was considered infinitely below his level; he put no price upon himself, an ...
For, when men shall meet as they ought, each a benefactor, a shower of stars, clothed with thoughts, with deeds, with accomplishme ...
Character wants room; must not be crowded on by persons, nor be judged from glimpses got in the press of affairs, or on few occasi ...
This is that which we call Character,--a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means.
Divine persons are character born, or, to borrow a phrase from Napoleon, they are victory organized.
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