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But lest I should mislead any when I have my own head and obey my whims, let me remind the reader that I am only an experimenter. ...
You will think me very pedantic, gentlemen, but holiday though it may be, I have not the smallest interest in any holiday, except ...
Stripped of incidental ornaments, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are seen as the same dream dreamed twice over, the second time a ...
But I choose to think he is escaped from the possibility of falling into any future afflictions, and that neither the malice of hi ...
Good heavens! what a foolish thing is this pretended perfectibility of the human race which is continually being dinned into our e ...
An open foe may prove a curse,
But a pretended friend is worse.
There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended orde ...
Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many w ...
We often see malefactors, when they are led to execution, put on resolution and a contempt of death which, in truth, is nothing el ...
Whatever pretended causes we may blame our afflictions upon, it is often nothing but self-interest and vanity that produce them.
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