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It must be confessed that the Pilgrims possessed but few of the qualities of the modern pioneer. They were not the ancestors of th ...
Given for one instant an intelligence which could comprehend all the forces by which nature is animated and the respective positio ...
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand ...
Nothing is so discreet as a young face, for nothing is less mobile; it has the serenity, the surface smoothness, and the freshness ...
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of ...
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which not ...
At thirty years a woman asks her lover to give her back the esteem she has forfeited for his sake; she lives only for him, her tho ...
The sanctity of womanhood is incompatible with social liberty and social claims; and for a woman emancipation means corruption.
Girls are apt to imagine noble and enchanting and totally imaginary figures in their own minds; they have fanciful extravagant ide ...
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, whi ...
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