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Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the de ...
All pains the immortal spirit must endure,
All weakness that impairs, all griefs that bow,
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Too often when you thought you'd be showered with confetti
What they flung at you was a plate of hot spaghetti
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
It always appeared to me that he estimated the compositions of Richardson too highly, and that he had an unreasonable prejudice ag ...
In comparing these two writers, he [Samuel Johnson] used this expression: "that there was as great a difference between them as be ...
Nay, if there's room for poets in this world
A little overgrown (I think there is),
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How truly does this journal contain my real and undisguised thoughts--I always write it according to the humour I am in, and if a ...
To withdraw myself from myself ... has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
You don't know what you might be if you would look beyond the ball, the opera, the fashion-plate--and right over the heads of the ...
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