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As a particularly dramatic gesture, he throws wide his arms and whacks the side of the barn with the heavy cane he uses to stab at ...
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, th ...
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
There is one principal and as it were radical distinction between different minds, in respect of philosophy and the sciences; whic ...
Our art is the finest, the noblest, the most suggestive, for it is the synthesis of all the arts. Sculpture, painting, literature, ...
The novelist's--any writer's--object is to whittle down his meaning to the exactest and finest possible point. What, of course, is ...
Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all d ...
The "sayings" of a community, its proverbs, are its characteristic comment upon life; they imply its history, suggest its attitude ...
The Renaissance was, as much as anything, a revolt from the logic of the Middle Ages. We speak of the Renaissance as the birth of ...
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a t ...
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