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In progress of time, when my mind was, as it were, strongly impregnated with the Johnsonian æther, I could, with much more facili ...
The objects of a financier are, then, to secure an ample revenue; to impose it with judgment and equality; to employ it economical ...
Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be nam ...
Whatever does not spring from a man's free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very ...
what affects our hearts
Is not the exactness of peculiar parts;
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[T]here is a Wit for Discourse, and a Wit for Writing. The Easiness and Familiarity of the first, is not to savour in the least of ...
Nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
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