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Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give f ...
The general feeling was, and for a long time remained, that one had several children in order to keep just a few. As late as the s ...
Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
You must shock the Bourgeois.
(Il faut épater le bourgeois.)
Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
Parenthood always comes as a shock. Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it. We set out to have a baby; what we get is ...
There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
Beware the/easy griefs, that fool and fuel nothing./It is too easy to cry "AFRIKA!"/and shock thy street,/and purse thy mouth,/and ...
As we walked homeward across the fields, the sun dropped and lay like a great golden globe in the low west. While it hung there, t ...
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