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The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it.
Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.
Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival.
Men felt a chill in their hearts; a damp in their minds. In a desperate effort to snuggle their feelings into some sort of warmth, ...
I belong to the fag-end of Victorian liberalism, and can look back to an age whose challenges were moderate in their tone, and the ...
Apart from letters, it is the vulgar custom of the moment to deride the thinkers of the Victorian and Edwardian eras; yet there ha ...
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full pe ...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled ...
Until about the age of thirty, a young lady can never go out without being accompanied.
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside--from othe ...
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