An adjective habit, or a wordy, diffuse, flowery habit, once fastened upon a person, is as hard to get rid of as any other vice.
Distance lends enchantment to the view.
Remember this, take this to heart, live by it, die for it if necessary: that our patriotism is medieval, outworn, obsolete; that the modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism, is loyalty to the Nation ALL the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.
Of all the animals, man is the only one that lies.
She turned just in time to seize a small boy by the slack of his roundabout and arrest his flight.