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Their hotels are bad. Their pumpkin pies are delicious. Their poetry is not so good.
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now onl ...
What we ask of him is, that he should find out for us more than we can find out for ourselves.... He must have the passion of a lo ...
There is a small steam engine in his brain which not only sets the cerebral mass in motion, but keeps the owner in hot water.
Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.
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