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No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
When my outward action doth demonstrate
The native act and figure of my heart
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As for piracy, I love to be pirated. It is the greatest compliment an author can have. The wholesale piracy of Democracy was the s ...
If a man, notoriously and designedly, insults and affronts you, knock him down; but if he only injures you, your best revenge is t ...
The customer is the immediate jewel of our souls. Him we flatter, him we feast, compliment, vote for, and will not contradict.
There are many eyes that can detect and honor the prudent and household virtues; there are many that can discern Genius on his sta ...
You would compliment a coxcomb doing a good act, but you would not praise an angel. The silence that accepts merit as the most nat ...
In reality, the world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than the ...
The gentleman took three or four strides across the room, looked out of the window once or twice, and then turned to me with an aw ...
I've been complimented for my scorekeeping, and sometimes it's hard to tell whether it's a backhanded compliment or not. Are the m ...
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