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There are twenty ways of going to a point, and one is the shortest; but set out at once on one. A man who has that presence of min ...
And no one, it seemed, had had the presence of mind
To initiate proceedings or stop the wheel
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These people in high life have too much presence of mind, I believe, to seem disconcerted, or out of humour, however they may feel ...
Fearlessness is a more than ordinary strength of mind, which raises the soul above the troubles, disorders, and emotions which the ...
But often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come ...
When individuals and nations have once got in their heads the abstract concept of full- blown liberty, there is nothing like it in ...
Pity is the feeling which arrests the mind in the presence of whatsoever is grave and constant in human sufferings and unites it w ...
We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eye ...
A lover, when he is admitted to cards, ought to be solemnly silent, and observe the motions of his mistress. He must laugh when sh ...
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
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