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Learning will be cast into the mire, and trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude.
I never pretend to be so superior a being as to be above having and indulging a hobby horse [her journal writing], and while I kee ...
I have been required to put roots and shoots and little stems and tendrils together much as their author did, to wander discourage ...
A quibble is to Shakespeare what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows it at all adventures; it is sure to lead him ou ...
Here's that which is too weak to be a sinner,
Honest water, which ne'er left man i' th' mire.
A novel is a mirror carried along a high road. At one moment it reflects to your vision the azure skies at another the mire of the ...
Struck in the wet mire
Four thousand leagues from the ninth buried city
I thought of Troy, what we had built her for.
I hear a good deal said about trampling this law under foot. Why, one need not go out of his way to do that. This law rises not to ...
There's only one way for an individual to remain upright, not to fall to pieces, not to sink into the mire of self-oblivion ... or ...
A starlit or a moonlit dome disdains
All that man is,
All mere complexities,
The fury and the mire of human veins.
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