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First Impressions are usually vivid but the power to revive them is weak—a poor memory.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
First Impressions are usually weak but the power to revive them is strong—still a poor memory.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
But the nasty part of the whole thing was, that Haggard had won eleven thousand pounds from a weak-headed boy.
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But in her first rage Mrs. Charmington had been weak enough to let out that the prince had called young Mrs. Haggard "lovely."
Yet the feeling is in most children weak and vacillating, and is wont to be mixed with other and less noble ones.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Her heart had always been weak, I'd known that, and it had gradually grown more feeble.
The whole history of human civilization was denounced as an unredeemed record of the spoliation of the weak by the strong.
The moisture gives mildness to the tobacco, but renders inhalation so difficult that weak lungs are unfitted to bear it.
In fact, some memories are much oftener weak from deficiency in reviving power than from feebleness of first impressions.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)

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