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So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years--
Twenty years largely wasted, the years of l'entre deux guerres-- ...
I haven't seen so much tippy-toeing around since the last time I went to the ballet. When members of the arts community were asked ...
The careers of Napoleon and de Gaulle bear comparison, though it is always unwise to take such imposed similarities too far. But n ...
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
A country is strong which consists of wealthy families, every member of whom is interested in defending a common treasure; it is w ...
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and ...
Virtue, my pet, is an abstract idea, varying in its manifestations with the surroundings. Virtue in Provence, in Constantinople, i ...
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