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The Peer now spreads the glitt'ring Forfex wide,
T'inclose the Lock; now joins it, to divide.
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas ...
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion--these are the most valuable coin of the t ...
For he could coin, or counterfeit
New words, with little or no wit;
...
Constancy ... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such conterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.
Saint Peter sat by the celestial gate:
His keys were rusty, and the lock was dull,
That air would disappear from the whole earth in time, perhaps; but long after his day. He did not know just when it had become so ...
Now blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep: it covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; 'tis mea ...
It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death ...
Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin.
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