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How easily and cleverly do I write just now! I am really pleased with myself; words come skipping to me like lambs upon Moffat Hil ...
A skilful leech is better far
Than half a hundred men of war.
Go! dive into the Southern Sea, and when
Th'ast found, to trouble the nice sight of men,
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You have observed a skilful man reading Virgil. Well, that author is a thousand books to a thousand persons. Take the book into yo ...
There is no architect
Can build as the Muse can;
She is skilful to select
Materials for her plan.
The dignity and stability of government in all its branches, the morals of the people, and every blessing of society, depend so mu ...
Men nearly always follow the tracks made by others and proceed in their affairs by imitation, even though they cannot entirely kee ...
It is visible then that it was not any Heathen Religion or other Idolatrous Superstition, that first put Man upon crossing his App ...
There is ... in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of th ...
The skilful Nymph reviews her force with care:
Let Spades be trumps! she said, and trumps they were.
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