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Pessimism ... is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you c ...
If in the earlier part of the century, middle-class children suffered from overattentive mothers, from being "mother's only accomp ...
A man's idea in a card game is war--cruel, devastating and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement ...
Spring weather is life a child's face, changing three times a day.
People's affections can be as thin as paper; life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.
It is usual for a Man who loves Country Sports to preserve the Game in his own Grounds, and divert himself upon those that belong ...
The myth of independence from the mother is abandoned in mid- life as women learn new routes around the mother--both the mother wi ...
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary standby system, a last-resort device for throwing a wild joker ...
The question that's probably uppermost in the child's mind is: Why do my parents want to have a baby? Don't they love me? And if t ...
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