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A petty bureaucrat always watches his superior's countenance, just as a boatman trims his sails according to the force of the wind ...
[The] elderly and timid single gentleman in Paris ... never drove down the Champs Elysees without expecting an accident, and commo ...
Passing through here in 1795, Bishop Asbury commented, 'The country improves in cultivation, wickedness, mills, and stills.' Five ...
I do not object to people looking at their watches when I am speaking. But I strongly object when they start shaking them to make ...
It always appeared to me that he estimated the compositions of Richardson too highly, and that he had an unreasonable prejudice ag ...
In comparing these two writers, he [Samuel Johnson] used this expression: "that there was as great a difference between them as be ...
The reason I'm in this business, I assume all performers are--it's "Look at me, Ma!" It's acceptance, you know--"Look at me, Ma, l ...
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched.
Her face had the seamed reserve of the old in this country [Japan]. It was a neighborhood poignantly rich in old ladies.
For a symbol is like a rock dropped into a pool: it sends out ripples in all directions, and the ripples are in motion. Who can sa ...
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