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A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us ...
The work is rather too light, bright, and sparkling; it wants
shade; it wants to be stretched out here and there with a long<
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Essay writing is perhaps ... the easiest for the author and requires little more than what is called a fluency of words and a viva ...
'Twas something we knew all about to begin with
And needn't have fared into space like his master
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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 ...
The aim of poetry, it appears, is to fill the mind with lofty thoughts--not to give it joy, but to give it a grand and somewhat ga ...
I trust that a graduate student some day will write a doctoral essay on the influence of the Munich analogy on the subsequent hist ...
There is no room for the impurities of literature in an essay.... the essay must be pure--pure like water or pure like wine, but p ...
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so l ...
The primary imperative for women who intend to assume a meaningful and decisive role in today's social change is to begin to perce ...
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