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Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat, the artistic integrity of a slot machin ...
The child's philosophy rests upon the assumption that the world outside is in gear with his own appetites. For this reason an adul ...
Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.
[The political mind] is a strange mixture of vanity and timidity, of an obsequious attitude at one time and a delusion of grandeur ...
That is to say, he writes the worst English that I have ever encountered. It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it reminds me ...
There had been a time on earth when poets had been young and dead and famous--and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child o ...
Like a man traveling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as tho ...
I am not a great man, but sometimes I think the impersonal and objective equality of my talent and the sacrifices of it, in pieces ...
We are accustomed to say in New England that few and fewer pigeons visit us every year. Our forests furnish no mast for them. So, ...
... it has always proved that the grandeur of a nation was shown by the respect paid to woman.
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