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Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most ...
A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
I have this very moment finished reading a novel called The Vicar of Wakefield [by Oliver Goldsmith].... It appears to me, to be i ...
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them.
Except that household virtue, most uncommon,
Of constancy to a bad, ugly woman.
You must labour to acquire that great and uncommon talent of hating with good breeding, and loving with prudence; to make no quarr ...
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below ...
In mind, she was of a strong and vigorous turn, having from her earliest youth devoted herself with uncommon ardour to the study o ...
The inspired scribbler always has the gift for gossip in our common usage ... he or she can always inspire the commonplace with an ...
As uncommon a thing as true love is, it is yet easier to find than true friendship.
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