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A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear load ...
... the word "education" has an evil sound in politics; there is a pretense of education,
when the real purpose is coercion w
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A small town is automatically a world of pretense. Since everyone knows everyone else's business, it becomes the job of the popula ...
We are tired of the pretense that we have special privileges and the reality that we have none; of the fiction that we are queens, ...
All in the golden afternoon
Full leisurely we glide;
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The habit of arguing in support of atheism, whether it be done from conviction or in pretense, is a wicked and impious practice.
The rest to some faint meaning make pretense,
But Shadwell never deviates into sense.
As this world is at present constituted, what we call the lower part of mankind work for pay, and by that means support themselves ...
We stood a moment so, in a strange world,
Myself as one his own pretense deceives;
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"... Friends make pretense of following to the grave,
But before one is in it, their minds are turned
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