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The English Writers of Tragedy are possessed with a Notion, that when they represent a virtuous or innocent Person in Distress, th ...
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the pun ...
War both needs and generates certain virtues; not the highest, but what may be called the preliminary virtues, as valour, veracity ...
If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war wi ...
A cow does not know how much milk it has until the milkman starts working on it. Then it looks round in surprise and sees the pail ...
The popularity of that baby-faced boy, who possessed not even the elements of a good actor, was a hallucination in the public mind ...
Whatever we had missed, we possessed together the precious, the incommunicable past.
The rich are never as possessed by their riches as the poor are by their poverty.
... the majority of colored men do not yet think it worth while that women aspire to higher education.... The three R's, a little ...
Boasting is often carried by certain Americans to the extreme. Often however it is a reaction against slights, an effort to veil d ...
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