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I always get back to the question, is it really necessary that men should consume so much of their bodily and mental energies in t ...
This we take it is the grand characteristic of our age. By our skill in Mechanism, it has come to pass, that in the management of ...
That monstrous tuberosity of civilised life, the capital of England.
Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, ...
Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilised folk to despise war.
I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilised by Man.
One of the effects of a safe and civilised life is an immense oversensitiveness which makes all the primary emotions somewhat disg ...
But the house of the prudent countryman will be, of course, a place of honest manners; and Demeter Thesmophoros is the guardian of ...
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to anima ...
The African race evidently are made to excel in that department which lies between the sensuousness and the intellectual--what we ...
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