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Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But the West is not in its essence a time problem; there, they can wait—next week—next month.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
No more admirable illustration can be found of the truth that the essence of defence lies in a vigorous local offence.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Walter Fetherston was a writer of breathless mystery—but he was the essence of mystery himself.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
This intention is indeed so necessary that it does not belong to the qualities or attributes of prayer, but to its very essence.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
This being a condition insisted upon by our divine Lord Himself, it also belongs to the essence of prayer.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Each poet has this power more or less developed, which is the very essence of his art.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Having done this, add a quarter of an ounce of essence of lemon; half-a-drachm of musk, and half-a-drachm of oil of thyme.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The essence and charm of that unquiet and delightful epoch is ignorance of self as well as ignorance of life.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He formed them partly of His own essence, capable of perfection or imperfection, according to their will.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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