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I have a sense of going my own way, and I don't really think much about whether it's going against the grain. I don't really want ...
The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savours less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if ...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should even stand in a certain awe of his own, as if they wer ...
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting e ...
We are the creatures of imagination, passion, and self- will, more than of reason or even of self-interest.... Even in the common ...
A new disease? I know not, new or old,
But it may well be called poor mortals' plague:
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Give me a look, give me a face,
That makes simplicity a grace;
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With sympathy and with reverence we greet you on the soil ennobled by the blood of your courageous sons, whose sacrifices have cre ...
To behold her is an immediate check to loose behaviour; to love her is a liberal education.
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