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Now, I hold it is not decent for a scientific gent
To say another is an ass--at least, to all intent;
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When a writer calls his work a Romance, it need hardly be observed that he wishes to claim a certain latitude, both as to its fash ...
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.
A young woman of twenty reacts with intuitive promptitude and security in all the usual circumstances in which she may be placed. ...
Man, truly the animal that talks, is the only one that needs conversations to propagate its species.... In love conversations play ...
I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if th ...
I heard some of our party discussing the possibility of their driving these troops off the field with their umbrellas. I thought t ...
The English did not come to America from a mere love of adventure, nor to truck with or convert the savages, nor to hold offices u ...
Humboldt has written an interesting chapter on the primitive forest, but no one has yet described for me the difference between th ...
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