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«A ship, an isle, a sickle moon - / With few but with how splendid stars / The mirrors of the sea are strewn / Between their silver bars.»
«His memoir is a splendid artichoke of anecdotes, in which not merely the heart and leaves but the thistles as well are edible.»
«Allow me to offer my congratulations on the truly admirable skill you have shown in keeping clear of the mark. Not to have hit once in so many trials, argues the most splendid talents for missing.»
«If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.»
«In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain»
«Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing - a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.»
«He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality on the bench, tyranny on the throne; and with a splendid courage he espoused the cause of the weak against the strong»
Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
, Thomas Paine
«If woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine her a person of the utmost importance; very various; heroic and mean; splendid and sordid; infinitely beautiful and hideous in the extreme; as great as a man, some think»
«Give me the splendid silent sun, with all his beams full-dazzling.»
«All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.»
Author: William Faulkner
, All of Us
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