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The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Paris is a mighty schoolmaster, a grand enlightener of the provincial intellect.
Germany collapsed as a result of having engaged in a struggle for empire with the concepts of provincial politics.
In sci-fi convention, life-forms that hadn't developed space travel were mere prehistory--horse-shoe crabs of the cosmic scene--an ...
The dead level of provincial existence.
What is an artist? A provincial who finds himself somewhere between a physical reality and a metaphysical one.... It's this in-bet ...
I would write of the universal, not the provincial, in human nature.... I would write of characters, not of characteristics.
Whatever question there may be of his talent, there can be none, I think, of his genius. It was a slim and crooked one, but it was ...
Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate dist ...
French rhetorical models are too narrow for the English tradition. Most pernicious of French imports is the notion that there is n ...
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