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Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of h ...
The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.
No publisher should ever express an opinion on the value of what he publishes. That is a matter entirely for the literary critic t ...
Now he sings of Jacky Horner,
Sitting in the chimney corner,
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Naughty Paughty Jack-a-Dandy,
Stole a Piece of Sugar Candy
From the Grocer's Shoppy-Shop,
And away did hoppy-hop.
All ye poets of the age,
All ye witlings of the stage,
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The King [Charles II] after the Restoration accused the poet, Edmund Waller, of having made finer verses in praise of Oliver Cromw ...
Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds o ...
In the zone of perdition where my youth went as if to complete its education, one would have said that the portents of an imminent ...
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