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A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these f ...
To have always
Had the wind for a friend is no recommendation.
Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious history, must be the sole recommendation of this personal narrativ ...
General [George] Crook gave me a very agreeable present this afternoon--a pair of his old brigadier-general straps. The stars are ...
My desire is that your office [the New York Customhouse] shall be conducted on strictly business principles.... In making appointm ...
In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while gras ...
I cannot say that Swedenborg has been directly and practically valuable to me, for I have not been a reader of him, except to a sl ...
A leaky faucet, a barking dog--those are things you tolerate.
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, f ...
That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.
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