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A full-dressed ecclesiastic is a sort of go-cart of divinity; an ethical automaton. A clerical prig is, in general, a very dangero ...
How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot!
With his features of clerical cut,
And his brow so grim
And his mouth so prim
Exporting Church employees to Latin America masks a universal and unconscious fear of a new Church. North and South American autho ...
In every parting there is an image of death.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means--one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of f ...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voi ...
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That ...
Ignorance ... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
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