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admire them in others as I could admire their farfetched tropes and the unusual
but suggestive language in which they clothed their thoughts , but my own
invention never presented me with such embellishments ; and I was tired of trying
to do ...
is thirty years behind the times , and the intelligent , owing to its poverty of thought
, have largely ceased to frequent it . I have a notion that when the intelligent look
for thought in a playhouse , they show less intelligence than one would have ...
Russia was very much in the thoughts of people then and I had a mind to go
there for a year , learn the language of which I already knew the elements and
immerse myself in the emotion and mystery of that vast country . I thought that
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