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French rhetorical models are too narrow for the English tradition. Most pernicious of French imports is the notion that there is n ...
I was as repelled by the French as I was attracted by their country.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Wine is a part of society because it provides a basis not only for a morality but also for an environment; it is an ornament in th ...
But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for ...
This has been illustrated copiously each day with photographs taken by the author, reproduced by means of cuts such as only French ...
Germany collapsed as a result of having engaged in a struggle for empire with the concepts of provincial politics.
The French Revolution gave birth to no artists but only to a great journalist, Desmoulins, and to an under-the-counter writer, Sad ...
The English are crooked as a nation and honest as individuals. The contrary is true of the French, who are honest as a nation and ...
The Parisian is to the French what the Athenian was to the Greeks: no one sleeps better than he, no one is more openly frivolous a ...
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