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The British are a self-distrustful, diffident people, agreeing with alacrity that they are neither successful nor clever, and only ...
George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
A true sceptic will be diffident of his philosophical doubts as well as of his philosophical conviction; and will never refuse any ...
The conduct of a man, who studies philosophy in this careless manner, is more truly sceptical than that of any one, who feeling in ...
Being the sons of mothers whose husbands had blundered rather brutally through their feminine sanctities, they were themselves too ...
Frigidity is largely nonsense. It is this generation's catchword, one only vaguely understood and constantly misused. Frigid women ...
Long a child, longer a diffident youth.
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