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Many are forced by the situation in which they were born and the necessity of
earning a living to keep to a straight and narrow road in which there is no
possibility of turning to the right or to the left . Upon these the pattern is imposed .
Life itself ...
... leisure as this occupation affords him . This course , indeed , was forced upon
him very generally in the past , when the author , however distinguished and
popular , could not earn enough money by writing to keep body and soul together
One of the most curious things that has - forced itself on my notice is that there is
no permanence in the judgment of beauty . The museums are full of objects
which the most cultivated taste of a period considered beautiful , but which seem
to us ...
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