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When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full o ...
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
... nothing seems completely to differentiate the poor but poverty. We find no adjectives to fit them, as a whole, only those of w ...
The local is a shabby thing. There's nothing worse than bringing us back down to our own little corner, our own territory, the rad ...
A work-room should be like an old shoe; no matter how shabby, it's better than a new one.
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. On the farm the weather was the grea ...
Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.
Each venture
Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate
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Hence, the less government we have, the better,--the fewer laws, and the less confided power. The antidote to this abuse of formal ...
It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
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