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This is rather different from the receptions I used to get fifty years ago. They threw things at me then--but they were not roses.
My one pupil has begun his work with me, and I will give you a description how the lecture is conducted. It is the most important ...
He had seen the end of an era, the sunset of the pioneer. He had come upon it when already its glory was nearly spent. So in the b ...
The reading public is intellectually adolescent at best, and it is obvious that what is called "significant literature" will only ...
Despicable means used to achieve laudable goals renders the goals themselves despicable.
When you're not used to comfort and good things to eat, you're intoxicated by them in no time. Truth's only too pleased to leave y ...
I often used to think myself in the case of the fox-hunter, who, when he had toiled and sweated all day in the chase as if some un ...
Always polite, fastidiously dressed in a linen duster and mask, he used to leave behind facetious rhymes signed "Black Bart, Po--8 ...
George Shears ... was hanged in a barn near the store. The rope was thrown over a beam, and he was asked to walk up a ladder to sa ...
Alexander Woollcott broadcasts the story of the wife who returned a dog to the Seeing Eye with this note attached: "I am sending t ...
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