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Again, the great number of cultivated men keep each other up to a high standard. The habit of meeting well-read and knowing men te ...
Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give ...
In faith, he is a worthy gentleman,
Exceedingly well read, and profited
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Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.
To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.
If thou survive my well-contented day
When that churl death my bones with dust shall cover,
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"Miss Dudley ... gives one the idea of a lightly-sparred yacht in mid- ocean; unexpected; you ask yourself what the devil she is d ...
How can anyone be interested in war?--that glorious pursuit of annihilation with its ceremonious bellowings and trumpetings over t ...
If people like to read their books, it is all very well, but to be at so much trouble in filling great volumes, which, as I used t ...
Speech is after all only a system of gestures, having the peculiarity that each gesture produces a characteristic sound, so that i ...
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