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The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
The British are a self-distrustful, diffident people, agreeing with alacrity that they are neither successful nor clever, and only ...
We find that Good and Evil happen alike to all Men on this Side of the Grave; and as the principle Design of Tragedy is to raise C ...
All I have to do
is hear his name
...
... to be successful a person must attempt but one reform. By urging two, both are injured, as the average mind can grasp and assi ...
The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh: but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones. Many have fallen by the edge of ...
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly succ ...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
This surface good-nature which captivates a new acquaintance and is no bar to treachery, which knows no scruple and is never at fa ...
Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph... ...
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