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He does not go to the dictionary, the word-book, but to the word-manufactory itself, and has made endless work for the lexicograph ...
Cynic. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man's frail ...
He plays o'the viol-de-gamboys, and speaks three or four languages word for word without book, and hath all the good gifts of natu ...
It was modesty that invented the word "philosopher" in Greece and left the magnificent overweening presumption in calling oneself ...
My criticisms are always simple; they are limited to one word:MOmit! Every syllable that can be struck out is pure profit, and eve ...
"Miss Dudley ... gives one the idea of a lightly-sparred yacht in mid- ocean; unexpected; you ask yourself what the devil she is d ...
Indiana was really, I suppose, a Democratic State. It has always been put down in the book as a state that might be carried by a c ...
I abide by a rule concerning reviews: I will never ask, neither in writing nor in person, that a word be put in about my book.... ...
Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to sid ...
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