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The writer, unlike his non-writing adult friend, has no predisposed outlook; he seldom observes deliberately. He sees what he did ...
It is a great advantage for any man to be able to talk or hear, neither ignorantly nor absurdly, upon any subject; for I have know ...
In Manhattan, every flat surface is a potential stage and every inattentive waiter an unemployed, possibly unemployable, actor.
The bad lover, like the bad poet, perhaps because of a preoccupation with self, is essentially inattentive, doesn't listen, doesn' ...
I go out of my way, but rather by license than carelessness.... It is the inattentive reader
who loses my subject, not I. Som
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Now all day long the man who is not dead
Hastens the dark with inattentive eyes,
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