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"Who chooseth me shall get as much as he deserves."
And well said too; for who shall go about
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The artist is today and has been for many years, despite his absence of merit, simply a spoiled child. So many honors, so much mon ...
He had not the least pride of birth and rank, that common narrow notion of little minds, that wretched mistaken succedaneum of mer ...
Heroism, or military glory, is much admired by the generality of mankind. They consider it as the most sublime kind of merit. Men ...
Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favour. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every ...
To generalize is to be an idiot. To particularize is the alone distinction of merit. General knowledges are those knowledges that ...
The rich feel full of merit.
Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit, in every work of art; since the author of it was not misled by anything short- lived ...
The philosopher and lover of man have much harm to say of trade; but the historian will see that trade was the principle of Libert ...
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think ...
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