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Soldiers have many faults, but they have one redeeming merit; they are never worshippers of force. Soldiers more than any other me ...
Simone Clouseau: Jacques would make a wonderful father. He has many redeeming qualities, you know.
Sir Charles: Name one.
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Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat ... the redeeming things are not "happiness and pleasure" but t ...
The trouble is that no devastating or redeeming fires have ever burnt in my life.... My life began by flickering out.
The purifying, healing influence of literature, the dissipating of passions by knowledge and the written word, literature as the p ...
"Come unto me," [Krokowski] was saying, though not in those words, "come unto me, all ye who are weary and heavy-laden".... He spo ...
We should never invoke the spirit of antiquity as our authority. Spirits are peculiar things; they cannot be grasped with the hand ...
Now you rise,
a city from the sea,
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I'll so offend to make offence a skill,
Redeeming time when men least think I will.
Almost all wild apples are handsome. They cannot be too gnarly and crabbed and rusty to look at. The gnarliest will have some rede ...
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