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It is commonly said, and more particularly by Lord Shaftesbury, that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stic ...
But among all our Methods of moving Pity or Terror, there is none so absurd and barbarous, and what more exposes us to the Contemp ...
Personal size and mental sorrow have certainly no necessary proportions. A large bulky figure has a good a right to be in deep aff ...
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ...
I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world.
While love ceaselessly strives toward that which lies at the hiddenmost center, hatred only perceives the topmost surface and perc ...
It is commonly said ... that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stick where it is not just. I deny it. A tru ...
I have been grateful to you from the day you turned your attention to the follies and fanaticisms of religious sects. Against thos ...
There is always a degree of ridicule that attends a disappointment, though often very unjustly, if the expectation was reasonably ...
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