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Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten ...
What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all ...
We were wise indeed, could we discern truly the signs of our own time; and by knowledge of its wants and advantages, wisely adjust ...
The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
[Allegory] should ... be very sparingly practised, lest, whilst the writer plays with his own fancies and diverts himself by cutti ...
In states of perplexity men will rub their chins with their hand, or tug at the lobes of their ears, or rub their foreheads or che ...
Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to ...
Annihilation has no terrors for me, because I have already tried it before I was born--a hundred million years--and I have suffere ...
In luck or out the toil has left its mark:
That old perplexity an empty purse,
Or the day's vanity, the night's remorse.
Something is happening here
But you don't know what it is
Do you, Mister Jones?
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