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A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate ...
Miss Weare attended on Lady Dellwyn as her shadow. And as she had before received a great deal of flattery at second hand, so she ...
How the devil am I to prove to my counsel that I don't know my murderous impulses through C.G. Jung, jealousy through Marcel Prous ...
They are, as it were, train-bearers in the pageant of life, and hold a glass up to humanity, frailer than itself. We see ourselves ...
I concluded that I was skilled, however poorly, at only one thing: marriage. And so I set about the business of selling myself and ...
Contemporaries live from second hand to mouth.
Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also s ...
One day I wrote her name upon the strand;
But came the waves, and washed it away:
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