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Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful ...
The Americans ... are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose ...
The differences between the youthful H.G. Wells and the mature Henry James were so basic and numerous that it seems almost miracul ...
Dug from the tomb of taste-refining time,
Each form is exquisite, each block sublime.
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Involuntary mental hospitalization is like slavery. Refining the standards for commitment is like prettifying the slave plantation ...
The moral qualities are more apt to grow when a human being is useful, and they increase in the woman who helps to support the fam ...
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