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The criterion which we use to test the genuineness of apparent statements of fact is the criterion of verifyability. We say that a ...
I once terminated a partnership with a chap who proved--unreliable. As a matter of fact, I terminated him.
I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts.... As a matter of fact, it is not male parts, but male brains that ...
The foreground in a picture is always unattractive ... Art demands that the interest of the canvas should be placed in the far dis ...
But I was going to say when Truth broke in
With all her matter-of-fact about the ice-storm
We are all familiar with the Aristotelian argument about the relation of poetry to action. Action, or praxis, is the world of even ...
If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reaso ...
The fatal futility of Fact.
In the operative opinion of the world, he who is already fully provided with what is necessary for him, that man shall have more; ...
Of the other characters in the book there is, likewise, little to say. The most endearing one is obviously the old Captain Maksim ...
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