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All ceremonies are in themselves very silly things; but yet, a man of the world should know them. They are the outworks of Manners ...
The last man of the world-city no longer wants to live--he may cling to life as an individual, but as a type, as an aggregate, no, ...
O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom al ...
America--rather, the United States--seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourceful, adaptable, maligned, envied, f ...
In past years, the amount of money that has had to be been spent on armaments, great and small, instead of on productive industry ...
The philosophical I is not the human being, not the human body or the human soul with the psychological properties, but the metaph ...
Men found that his absorbing egotism was deadly to all other men. It resembled the torpedo, which inflicts a succession of shocks ...
The democrat is a young conservative; the conservative is an old democrat. The aristocrat is the democrat ripe, and gone to seed,- ...
History is full, down to this day, of the imbecility of kings and governors. They are a class of persons much to be pitied, for th ...
It is the foible especially of American youth,--pretension. The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not ...
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