Quotes: anodyne

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  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.
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