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You shall learn, though late, the lesson of how to be discreet.
Nothing is so discreet as a young face, for nothing is less mobile; it has the serenity, the surface smoothness, and the freshness ...
The difference between a photograph and even the most realistic painting--say, one of Courbet's landscapes--is that in the latter ...
The press and politicians. A delicate relationship. Too close, and danger ensues. Too far apart and democracy itself cannot functi ...
"Remember
When cruelty, metal, public, uncomplex,
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The ladies egged him on; in Eve's name, they dared him; so he made love with discreet verbs and light nouns, delicate conjunctions ...
A man may welcome his beloved with circumstance, but a woman's love and her concern for his well-being are discreet.
If a well-constituted individual refrains from blazoning aught amiss or calamitous in his family, a nation in the like circumstanc ...
Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet
To run amuck, and tilt at all I meet;
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs,
Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes,
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