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It is the foible especially of American youth,--pretension. The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not ...
The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not make a speech; he takes a low business-tone, avoids all bra ...
And what avails it that science has come to treat space and time as simply forms of thought, and the material world as hypothetica ...
Pretension may sit still, but cannot act. Pretension never feigned an act of real greatness. Pretension never wrote an Iliad, nor ...
The days are ever divine as to the first Aryans. They are of the least pretension and of the greatest capacity of anything that ex ...
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
As one young starlet asked, with annoyance and pretension, "What has Marilyn got? And how can I get it?" A large part of the answe ...
After all the field of battle possesses many advantages over the drawing-room. There at least is no room for pretension or excessi ...
How dwarfed against his manliness
She sees the poor pretension,
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