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... it appears to me that problems, inherent in any writing, loom unduly large when one looks ahead. Though nothing is easy, littl ...
[My early stories] are the work of a living writer whom I know in a sense, but can never meet.
The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
Every thing in his composition was little; and he had all the weaknesses of a little mind, without any of the virtues, or even the ...
She loved money, but could occasionally part with it, especially to men of learning, whose patronage she affected. She often conve ...
His poor, crazy, deformed body was a mere Pandora's box, containing all the physical ills that ever afflicted humanity. This, perh ...
George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
His youth was distinguished by all the tumult and storm of pleasures, in which he licentiously triumphed, disdaining all decorum. ...
His breast was the seat of all those passions which degrade our nature, and disturb our reason. There they raged in a perpetual co ...
The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an earldom.... He was fixed in the house of lords, ...
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