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|Talk ought always to run obliquely and not nose to nose with no chance of mental |
escape. I hate a man who holds the eye. Last night a man I met talked straight
into me for fifteen minutes, following the least deflection of the nose, and we ...
|A fair for the display of the minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too |
intent upon the arrangement of his own ... Prison', in Soul on Ice 26:20 Talk ought
always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
|4 Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental |
escape. FRANK MOORE COLBY (1865-1925), U.S. editor, essayist. The Colby
Essays, vol. 1, "Simple Simon" (1926). 5 I find we are growing serious, and then
|Cioran, E. M. Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance |
of mental escape. - Colby, Frank Moore Repartee is perfect when it effects its
purpose with a double edge. It is the highest order of wit, as it indicates the
|As crowds increase we build our forts of inattention, and the more we talk the |
easier is it to mean little and listen not at all. Thus are the ... Talk ought always to
run obliquely and not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. I hate a
|We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would |
be too reasonable to persist. - Colby, Frank ... Colby, Frank Moore Talk ought
always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. -
|And by the way how foolish it is to say as some do that we no longer value |
solitude, merely because fewer of us are now to be found in caves or trees, ...
Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental
|Every time that I heard hlra talk I was struck with his superiority; It bore no |
resemblance to that of men informed and cultivated ... I felt a profound irony in his
mind which nothing great or beautiful could escape, not even his own reputation,
for he ... oblique look, as penetrating as a rapier, and the two creases which
extended from the base of the nose to the brow, as if in a ... He has mentally
within him three principal atlases, always at hand, each composed of " about
twenty note-books," ...
|The Dyaks are above'the Malays in mental capacity while in moral character thev |
are undoubtedly su rior to them. ... (rich s will rub their noses on each side, to and
fro, like as a butcher shar ens his knife. in our supremely civilized lan , Dives, ...
And in the old so 001 we have heard that it was the custom of such pcople—
gentlefolk, no doubt, but not of the highest .... Don't talk to me of railways," said
Fergusson, “ that run vou across a country without letting you see it l' “A balloon