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What would you prefer? Am I to come to you with a stick, or with love in a spirit of gentleness?
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
I should prefer a Woman that is agreeable in my own Eye, and not deformed in that of the World, to a celebrated Beauty. If you mar ...
... today ... photographers prefer disfigurement to adornment. It is now chic to do your worst to people.
[On Harvard President Charles William Eliot's lamentation that the average Harvard graduate had fewer than two children:] That is ...
Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer r ...
I prefer "you" in the plural, I want "you,"
You must come to me, all golden and pale
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Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer ...
France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will ...
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