A simile committing suicide is always a depressing spectacle.
There is nothing that stirs in the whole world of thought to which sorrow does not vibrate in terrible and exquisite pulsation.
Romantic art deals with the exception and with the individual. Good people, belonging as they do to the normal, and so, commonplace type, are artistically uninteresting.
Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil.
To begin with, I dined there on Monday, and once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own relations.
An alliterative prefix served as an ornament of oratory.