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Deafness produces bizarre effects, reversing the natural order of things; the interchange of letters is the conversation of the de ...
In England, I was quite struck to see how forward the girls are made--a child of 10 years old, will chat and keep you company, whi ...
You know I am given to antiquarian and genealogical pursuits. An old family letter is a delight to my eyes. I can prowl in old tru ...
The well-educated young woman of 1950 will blend art and sciences in a way we do not dream of; the science will steady the art and ...
European society has always been divided into classes in a way that American society never has been. A European writer considers h ...
The winter is to a woman of fashion what, of yore, a campaign was to the soldiers of the Empire.
Most personal correspondence of today consists of letters the first half of which are given over to an indexed statement of why th ...
Magnitudes are algebraically represented by letter, men by men of letters, and so on.
[Mark Twain] is still the rough, awkward, good-natured boy who swore at the deck hands when he was three years old. Thoroughly lik ...
How frail and ephemeral ... is the material substance of letters, which makes their very survival so hazardous. Print has a perman ...
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