Quotes: excellencies

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  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
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    Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.
  • James Boswell
    James Boswell
    Scottish biographer and diarist 1740-1795
    James Boswell
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    For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
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