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One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is word-order. For us, the most emphatic place in a clause or sente ...
Long ago I added to the true old adage of "What is everybody's business is nobody's business," another clause which, I think, more ...
... in America, alone ... women are raised to an equality with the other sex; and ... both in theory and practice, their interests ...
Boswell, when he speaks of his Life of Johnson, calls it my magnum opus, but it may more properly be called his opera, for it is t ...
Well, the wedding is over, the good folks are joined for better for worse--a shocking clause that!--'tis preparing one to lead a l ...
And then ... he flung open the door of my compartment, and ushered in "Ma young and lovely lady!" I muttered to myself with some b ...
The higher processes are all processes of simplification. The novelist must learn to write, and then he must unlearn it; just as t ...
... the attempt to control poetry, to subordinate it to extrapoetic ends, constitutes misuse.... it may be poetry's stubborn quali ...
She was ... apt to be a little severe towards her own sex, which in her opinion was framed to be entirely subordinate.
In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no form; only some irresponsible shadow; oftener some monied corpo ...
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