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To minor authors is left the ornamentation of the commonplace: these do not bother about any reinventing of the world; they merely ...
Comparing man and woman on the whole, one may say: woman would not possess a genius for ornamentation if she did not also possess ...
What a person is begins to betray itself when his talent weakens--when he stops showing what he can do. Talent, too, is ornamentat ...
Science offends the modesty of all real women. It makes them feel as though it were an attempt to peek under their skin--or, worse ...
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
But not expressed in fancy, rich, not gaudy,
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