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1) Brute (Sir John). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A coarse, potvaliant knight, ignobly noted for his absurdities. (Vanbrugh: The Provoked Wife.) 1...

2) 9586. Butler, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 131, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951)....

3) 48429. Schapiro, Barbara. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight. ATTRIBUTION:Barbara...

4) 49475. Sexton, Anne. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "Rowing."...

5) 28176. Herzen, Alexander. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...This socialism will develop in all its phases until it reaches its own extremes and absurdities. Then once again a cry of denial will break from the titanic chest...

6) 362. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989
...Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) In the proudest nations of the Old World works were published which faithfully portrayed the vices and absurdities of contemporaries;...

7) Scrible'rus (Marti'nus). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Cornelius Scrible rus, the father of Martin, was a pedant, who entertained all sorts of absurdities about the education of his son. Martin grew up a man of capacity;...

8) 7538. Dorothy Thompson. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...American cultural history in the 1920s and 1930s, and no one seeking to recapture and record the habits, frames of mind, social movements, speech, aspirations, admirations,...

9) 1574. Henry A. Beers (1847-1926). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989
...Beers (1847-1926) The fact is, there were all kinds of Puritans. There were dismal precisians, like William Prynne, illiberal and vulgar fanatics, the Tribulation...

10) 30084. Huxley, Thomas Henry. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...God would be the worst, if they were not surpassed by the still greater absurdities of the philosophers who try to prove that there is no God. ATTRIBUTION:Thomas...

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