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Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
Lincoln, six feet one in his stocking feet,
The lank man, knotty and tough as a hickory rail,
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Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
...what a thing it is to lie there all day in the fine breeze, with the pine needles dropping on one, only to return to the hotel ...
Style is the dress of thoughts; and let them be ever so just, if your style is homely, coarse, and vulgar, they will appear to as ...
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order ...
The sentiment of virtue is a reverence and delight in the presence of certain divine laws. It perceives that this homely game of l ...
It was part of the Texas ritual. We're rich as son-of-a-bitch stew but look how homely we are, just as plain-folksy as Grandpappy ...
Let us say, then, that both the realist and the antirealist accept the results of scientific investigations as "true," on a par wi ...
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