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Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary standby system, a last-resort device for throwing a wild joker ...
Critics generally come to be critics not by reason of their fitness for this, but of their unfitness for anything else. Books shou ...
I believe it is the conviction of the purest men, that the net amount of man and man does not much vary. Each is incomparably supe ...
The orator distrusts at first the fitness of his frank confessions,--his want of knowledge of the persons he addresses,--until he ...
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
To de-animalize human mentality, to purge it of obsolete
evolutionary characteristics, in particular of death,
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The requirements of the theatre are very great--a strong constitution, energy and unflagging purpose, charm of feature, these alon ...
Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are a ...
It is not menstrual blood per se which disturbs the imagination--unstanchable as that red flood may be--but rather the albumen in ...
... it is use, and use alone, which leads one of us, tolerably trained to recognize any criterion of grace or any sense of the fit ...
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