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From my earliest days I have enjoyed an attractive impediment in my speech. I have never permitted the use of the word "stammer." ...
These studies which stimulate the young, divert the old, are an ornament in prosperity and a refuge and comfort in adversity; they ...
The less sophisticated of my forbears avoided foreigners at all costs, for the very good reason that, in their circles, speaking i ...
He only is a well-made man who has a good determination. And the end of culture is not to destroy this, God forbid! but to train a ...
Then climate is a great impediment to idle persons; we often resolve to give up the care of the weather, but still we regard the c ...
The poet is the person in whom these powers are in balance, the man without impediment, who sees and handles that which others dre ...
I note what you say of the late disturbances in your College. These dissensions are a great affliction on the American schools, an ...
Affirmative action was designed originally for "women and other minorities" but the phrase has become just another tortured euphem ...
There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
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