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"The worst reporter, even for his age, in New York," was the affectionate epithet applied to me.
I think I have done well, if I have acquired a new word from a good author; and my business with him is to find my own, though it ...
Anything we saw
And thus fastened on
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For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print ... substitute d ...
As a result of the feminist revolution, "feminine" becomes an abusive epithet.
The truth is, that common-sense, or thought as it first emerges above the level of the narrowly practical, is deeply imbued with t ...
Beatrice. But for which of my good parts did you first suffer love for me?
Benedick. Suffer love! A good epithet. I do suffer
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Holofernes. He is too picked, too spruce, too affected, too odd as it were, too peregrinate as I may call it.
Sir Nathaniel.
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Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
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