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New England likes to think it has a civilization based on character. The South likes to think it has a character based on civiliza ...
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
He degraded himself by the vice of drinking, which, together with a great stock of Greek and Latin, he brought away with him from ...
For, when men shall meet as they ought, each a benefactor, a shower of stars, clothed with thoughts, with deeds, with accomplishme ...
Character wants room; must not be crowded on by persons, nor be judged from glimpses got in the press of affairs, or on few occasi ...
This is that which we call Character,--a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means.
Divine persons are character born, or, to borrow a phrase from Napoleon, they are victory organized.
Character repudiates intellect, yet excites it; and character passes into thought, is published so, and then is ashamed before new ...
Nature never rhymes her children, nor makes two men alike. When we see a great man, we fancy a resemblance to some historical pers ...
A full-dressed ecclesiastic is a sort of go-cart of divinity; an ethical automaton. A clerical prig is, in general, a very dangero ...
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