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My criticisms are always simple; they are limited to one word:MOmit! Every syllable that can be struck out is pure profit, and eve ...
Nature in darkness groans
And men are bound to sullen contemplation in the night:
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Firm, faithful, and devoted, full of energy and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improveme ...
Ev'n thou who mourn'st the Daisy's fate,
That fate is thine--no distant date;
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We tried pathetic appeals to the wandering waiters, who told us "they are coming, Sir" in a soothing tone--and we tried stern remo ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illumine only the track it has passed.
I could be, I discovered, by turns stern, loving, wise, silly, youthful, aged, racial, universal, indulgent, strict, with a remark ...
Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity, is to genius, the stern friend, the cold, obscure shelter where moult the wings which will ...
Flowers and fruits are always fit presents; flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all of the ...
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