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A picture wants solidity, a statue wants colour. But we see the want of colour as a palpably glaring defect, and we do not see the ...
Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.
The proper study of mankind is man in his relation to his deity.
If we shall stand still
In fear our motion will be mocked or carped at,
I cannot wish the fault undone, the issue of it being so proper.
Alas, poor women, make us but believe
(Being compact of credit) that you love us;
There's no motion
That tends to vice in man, but I affirm
It is the woman's part.
And tell so readily, he knoweth well
How ev'ry star by proper name to call?
But fornication and impurity of any kind, or greed, must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among saints. Entirely out ...
All things have their proper places and each should be put to its best use.
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