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The award of a pure gold medal for poetry would flatter the recipient unduly: no poem ever attains such carat purity.
The arrogance that accompanies merit offends us even more than the arrogance of people who are lacking in merit: since merit itsel ...
So turns she every man the wrong side out,
And never gives to truth and virtue that
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O that estates, degrees, and offices
Were not derived corruptly, and that clear honor
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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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Without merit there should be no reward.
A faithful lover is a character greatly out of date, and rarely now used but to adorn some romantic novel, or for a flourish on th ...
What I shall have to say here is neither difficult nor contentious; the only merit I should like to claim for it is that of being ...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. D ...
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