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Our attitude toward our own culture has recently been characterized by two qualities, braggadocio and petulance. Braggadocio--empt ...
Our books are false by being fragmentary: their sentences are bon mots, and not parts of natural discourse; childish expressions o ...
But I must needs take my petulance, contrasting it with my accustomed morning hopefulness, as a sign of the ageing of appetite, of ...
Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
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