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There is something in the eloquence of the pulpit, when it is really eloquence, which is entitled to the highest praise and honour ...
F.R. Leavis's "eat up your broccoli" approach to fiction emphasises this junkfood/wholefood dichotomy. If reading a novel--for the ...
There are no lower or higher or median moralities. There is only one morality, and it is precisely the one that was given to us du ...
Patience, to hear frivolous, impertinent, and unreasonable applications: with address enough to refuse, without offending; or, by ...
Consideration like an angel came
And whipped th' offending Adam out of him.
By Jove, I am not covetous for gold,
Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost;
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[French] authors are more afraid of offending delicacy and rules, than ambitious of sublimity.
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