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But after all, what have we to do with taverns? Real menace belongs to the drawing-room.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full o ...
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
You can make a sordid thing sound like a brilliant drawing-room comedy. Probably a fear we have of facing up to the real issues. C ...
The sleek Brazilian jaguar
Does not in its arboreal gloom
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The farmer stands well on the world. Plain in manners as in dress, he would not shine in palaces; he is absolutely unknown and ina ...
How can the physique be braced if no fresh breath from the outer world is suffered to permeate the languid, enervating air of the ...
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf.... For a month or two ...
... up to this date, I have never been shut up in a separate room, or hedged off with any observances. My study, all the study I h ...
Any romantic notions that a woman may entertain regarding the stern sex are apt to be very badly damaged if she meets men outside ...
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