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(About Literature, Man, Mastery & Expertise, Poets)

It is certain that the greatest poets, orators, statesmen, and historians, men of the most brilliant and imposing talents, have labored as hard, if not harder, than day laborers and that the most obvious reason why they have been superior to other men is that they have taken more pains than other men.


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