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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Credulity is perhaps a weakness almost inseparable from eminently truthful characters.  1
  Fashion seldom interferes with Nature without diminishing her grace and efficiency.  2
  Literature is so common a luxury that the age has grown fastidious.  3
  National enthusiasm is the great nursery of genius.  4
  No man flatters the woman he truly loves.  5
  The most cursory observation shows that a degree of reserve adds vastly to the latent force of character.  6
  Travel gives a character of experience to our knowledge, and brings the figures upon the tablet of memory into strong relief.  7

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