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No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practi ...
Katherina. Where did you study all this goodly speech?
Petruchio. It is extempore, from my mother-wit.
There are other letters for the child to learn than those which Cadmus invented. The Spaniards have a good term to express this wi ...
"A young man in the dark am I
But a wild old man in the light
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For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
I remember the almost daily talks of my mother on the cruelty of slavery. I would say nothing to her, but I was thinking all the t ...
I had heard so much about how hard it was supposed to be that, when they were little, I thought it would be horrible when they got ...
Unpleasant questions are being raised about Mother's Day. Is this day necessary? . . . Isn't it bad public policy? . . . No politi ...
I became the Incredible Shrinking Mother the year they started junior high. If our relationship today depended on physical clout, ...
Today, only a fool would offer herself as the singular role model for the Good Mother. Most of us know not to tempt the fates. The ...
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