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Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.
Only, he argued, British soldiers would stand against the skyline during a general action.
When the quantity is very small there may be no cough, the sputum reaching the larynx by action of the bronchial cilia.
Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
And the most vivid First Impressions always result from the action of the intellect upon the sensuous stimuli from ear and eye.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Rapidity of action and a self-confidence which on the battlefield never felt itself beaten were the cause of Murat's success.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON

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