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I will not adopt that ungenerous and impolitic custom so common with novel writers, of degrading by their contemptuous censure the ...
The young women [in England] are so mortally silly and insipid, that I cannot bear them. Upon my word ... I have scarce met with o ...
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss ...
Television programming for children need not be saccharine or insipid in order to give to violence its proper balance in the schem ...
The harp is an insipid instrument--no good for dancing, feasting, or marching, only for sitting primly in a parlor or on a cloud.
A stated truth loses its grace, but a repeated error appears insipid and ridiculous.
Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the alti ...
One is conscious of no brave and noble earnestness in it, of no generalized passion for intellectual and spiritual adventure, of n ...
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
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