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In matters of usage there are two extremes. At the extreme right are the purists, the standpatters, the rigid traditionalists who ...
Isn't the greatest rule of all the rules simply to please?
The purpose of ritual for men is to learn the rules of power and competition. Watching sports together, for example, they see the ...
There is no kind of false Wit which has been so recommended by the Practice of all Ages, as that which consists in a Jingle of Wor ...
There never seems to be any difficulty in stretching the laws and the constitution to fit any kind of a political deal, but when i ...
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who ...
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.
Who has not wished that his host would come out frankly at the beginning of the visit and state, in no uncertain terms, the rules ...
What makes the computer's representation special is that it can be manipulated so rapidly without direct human intervention. Once ...
The women there do all they ought;
The men observe the Rules of Thought;
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