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Let no one's heart fail because of him; your servant will go and fight with this Philistine.
Then he took his staff in his hand, and chose five smooth stones from the wadi, and put them in his shepherd s bag, in the pouch; ...
You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are just a boy, and he has been a warrior from his youth ...
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke."
There is nothing more vapid than a philistine petty bourgeois existence with its farthings, victuals, vacuous conversations, and u ...
They were fanatical men and women, young and old, all deeply touched by the great rousing call of the revolution, gladly willing t ...
One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
A philistine is habitually bored and looks for things that won't bore him. An artist finds things boring, but is never bored.
America's two most important intellectual forebears are conceivably Franklin and Emerson. Franklin, however, makes us a little une ...
Twenty-five or thirty years ago it was natural for a girl to look forward to marriage as embodying all that was of consequence in ...
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