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... in a capitalist society a man is expected to be an aggressive, uncompromising, factual, lusty, intelligent provider of goods, ...
We tried pathetic appeals to the wandering waiters, who told us "they are coming, Sir" in a soothing tone--and we tried stern remo ...
And when his hours are numbered, and the world
Is all his own, retiring, as he were not,
...
I have now the gloomy prospect of retiring from office loaded with serious debts, which will materially affect the tranquility of ...
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty ...
Pound was silly, bumptious, extravagantly generous, annoying, exhibitionistic; Eliot was sensible, cautious, retiring, soothing, s ...
Time has the same effect on the mind as on the face; the predominant passion and the strongest feature become more conspicuous fro ...
The aim of education is to fit children for the position in life which they are hereafter to occupy. Boys are to be sent out into ...
Like to the Pontic Sea,
Whose icy current and compulsive course
...
The notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for a ...
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