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The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
If melodrama is the quintessence of drama, farce is the quintessence of theatre. Melodrama is written. A moving image of the world ...
Study me then, you who shall lovers be
At the next world, that is, at the next spring:
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It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence o ...
For books are more than books, they are the life
The very heart and core of ages past,
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Yet to me what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me--nor woman neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so.
That strange premature genius Chatterton has couched in one line the quintessence of what Voltaire has said in many pages: "Reason ...
Le corps, l'amour, la mort, ces trois ne font qu'un.
What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, in form and moving how express and admirable, in acti ...
The domestic career is no more natural to all women than the military career is natural to all men.
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