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Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with great ...
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situatio ...
The undeserver may sleep when the man of action is called on.
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
There was a young man of Montrose
Who had pockets in none of his clothes.
A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
The vulgar look upon a man, who is reckoned a fine speaker, as a phenomenon, a supernatural being, and endowed with some peculiar ...
When a man of sense happens to be in that disagreeable situation in which he is obliged to ask himself more than once, What shall ...
A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some ma ...
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