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Since I know nothing of the merits of poetry, I am not able to pass any opinion upon this, but I can see that "reap" and "deep," " ...
My business is stanching blood and feeding fainting men; my post the open field between the bullet and the hospital. I sometimes d ...
If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war wi ...
This letter will be delivered to you by my child,--the child of my adoption,--my affection! Unblest with one natural friend, she m ...
Can words such as Orthodox, Jew, or Catholic really express some sort of exclusive personal virtues or merits?
Whoever is admitted or sought for, in company, upon any other account than that of his merit and manners, is never respected there ...
Even the most abject have a sense of superiority based on powerful though undefined merits.
I win on my merits; my opponents win by cheating.
I greet you at the beginning of a great career, which must yet have had a long foreground somewhere, for such a start. I rubbed my ...
The tendency of things runs steadily to this point, namely, to put every man on his merits, and to give him so much power as he na ...
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