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" IT is with our faults as with horseradish; it is terribly difficult to extirpate it from the earth in which it has once taken root; and nothing is more discouraging to the cultivator who will annihilate this weed from his ground, than to see it, so lately... "
New Sketches of Every-day Life: A Diary ; Together with Strife and Peace - Page 172
by Fredrika Bremer - 1844
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Fredrika Bremer's works [tr. by M. Howitt].

Fredrika Bremer - 1853 - 528 pages
...herself thereby more than one can believe. BETBEATINO AND ADVANCING. True delicacy, that most beantiful heart-leaf of humanity, exhibits itself most significantly...general call so, are not by any means so little. JC Lous. IT is with our faults as with horseradish ; it is terribly difficult to extirpate it from the...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 442 pages
...ornament of society, by being enriched with attainments on which alone its power depends. SIDNEY SMITH. TRUE delicacy, (that most beautiful heart-leaf of...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. MARY HOWITT. n " IT is something to learn to live in the present : to feel, that the present duty,...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 412 pages
...ornament of society, by being enriched with attainments on which alone its power depends. SIDNEY SMITH. TRUE delicacy, (that most beautiful heart-leaf of...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. MARY HOWITT. t " IT is something to learn to live in the present : to feel, that the present duty,...
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Things a lady would like to know concerning domestic management and expenditure

Henry Southgate - 1875 - 604 pages
...pound of sugar, and a quarter of a pound of butter ; put in a light paste, and bake it. JANUARY 2. ' True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity,...exhibits itself most significantly in little things.' — MARY HowtTT. 1. ROAST PHEASANT, GRAVY, AND BREAD SAUCE. 2. COLD SIRLOIN OP BEEF AND HORSERADISH....
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Notable Thoughts about Women: A Literary Mosaic

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1882 - 448 pages
...heaven's light rain. — Pierpont. 2960 In bringing up a child think of its old age. — Joubert. 2961 True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity,...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. — Mary Howitt. 2962 Alack ! there Jies more peril in thine eye than twenty of their swords ; look...
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The Home: Or, Life in Sweden. And Strife and Peace

Fredrika Bremer - 1892 - 560 pages
...themselves, and enjoyed herself thereby more than one can believe. EETEEATING- AND ADVANCING. Tree delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity,...general call so, are not by any means so little. JC Lous. IT is with our faults as with horseradish ; it is terribly difficult to extirpate it from the...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopędia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 604 pages
...be spoken. — Novalia. The hand of little employment hath the daintier sense. — Shakespeare. Trne delicacy, that most beautiful heartleaf of humanity,...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. — Mary Howitt. Delicacy is to the mind what fragrance is to the fruit.— Achilla Poincelot. The...
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Many Thoughts of Many Minds: A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of ...

Louis Klopsch - 1896 - 382 pages
...appearance of delicacy is inseparable from sweetness and gentleness of character. — MRS. SIGOURNEY. True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity,...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. — MARY HOWITT. Delicacy is to the affections what grace is to the beauty. — DEGERANDO. Weak men...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 920 pages
...lights by day. — Shakespeare. Delicacy is to the affections what grace is to beauty. — Degerando. True delicacy, that most beautiful heart-leaf of humanity,...exhibits itself most significantly in little things. — Mary Howitt. Violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die, like fire and powder,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 772 pages
.../'. И'. Fiiber. DELICACY,— Delicacy is to the affections what grace is to beauty. — Venerando. or — Mary HoifiU. The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruit», can be preserved only...
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