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Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.


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The litigation has been dismissed by the court this afternoon.
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I like to take afternoon naps in the nude.
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I got to do the afternoon sports,
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We'll have witnesses ready to go Wednesday afternoon.
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If one is strong, one loves the more strongly.
HENRY JAMES
I always want to know the things one shouldn't do."
"So as to do them?" asked her aunt.
"S...
HENRY JAMES
Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is insolent and strong; beauty enchanting, but rare; goodness very ...
HENRY JAMES
He was holding his breath so as not to inhale the odor of democracy.
HENRY JAMES
Ideas are, in truth, forces. Infinite, too, is the power of personality. A union of the two always...
HENRY JAMES, JR.
By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any stud...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The ancient codes were doubtless originally suggested by the discovery and diffusion of the art of w...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
When the injured humerus is accompanied by a serious rupture of the overlying soft tissue the injury...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Very often conditions are recorded as observable "under thy fingers" [...] Among such observations i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of ...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which th...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The most celebrated system of jurisprudence known to the world begins, as it ends, with a Code.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civili...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known grou...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
When primitive law has once been embodied in a Code, there is an end to what may be called its spont...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be pun...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Life's to short for chess.
HENRY JAMES BYRON
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress wi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of whi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The attention given to the side of the head which has received the injury, in connection with a spec...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
Speechlessness, however, affirmed in the diagnosis, is carefully based on the facts of the examinati...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Increase Mather, President of Harvard University, in his treatise on Remarkable Providences, insists...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
The ancient Roman code belongs to a class of which almost every civilised nation in the world can sh...
HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that ...
HENRY JAMES SR.
There was an age, however, when the transition from savagery to civilization, with all its impressiv...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
the distinction between nerves and vessels was not demonstrated until the Third Century B.C., when i...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED