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[The political mind] is a strange mixture of vanity and timidity, of an obsequious attitude at one time and a delusion of grandeur ...
That popular fable of the sot who was picked up dead-drunk in the street, carried to the duke's house, washed and dressed and laid ...
Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a ...
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I we ...
Abject flattery and indiscriminate assentation degrade, as much as indiscriminate contradiction and noisy debate disgust. But a mo ...
Never alone
Did the King sigh, but with a general groan.
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