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Under an able general there are no weak troops.
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 ...
But, where the road runs near the stream,
Oft through the trees they catch a glance
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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.
What armies and how much of war I have seen, what thousands of marching troops, what fields of slain, what prisons, what hospitals ...
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 ...
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