To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture.
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Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster.
It is confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
This wallpaper is dreadful. One of us has simply got to go.
The great events of life often leave one unmoved they pass out of consciousness, and, when one thinks of them, become unreal. Even the scarlet flowers of passion seem to grow in the same meadow as the poppies of oblivion.
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