Important Quotations Explained
1. See the
difference between the impression a man makes on you when you walk
by his side in familiar talk, or look at him in his home, and the
figure he makes when seen from a lofty historical level, or even
in the eyes of a critical neighbor who thinks of him as an embodied
system or opinion rather than as a man.
2. No: people
who love downy peaches are apt not to think of the stone, and sometimes
jar their teeth terribly against it.
3. “A man
can never do anything at variance with his own nature.”
4. No wonder
man’s religion has so much sorrow in it: no wonder he needs a Suffering
5. The bucolic
character at Hayslope, you perceive, was not of that entirely genial,
merry, broad-grinning sort, apparently observed in most districts
visited by artists.
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