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The younger generation, conscious of strength and tumultuous, have done with knocking at the door; they have burst in and seated themselves in our seats. (Chapter 2, p. 14)

I do not believe that there was in that genteel Bohemia an intensive culture of chastity, but I do not remember so crude a promiscuity as seems to be practiced in the present day. (Chapter 3, p. 18)

The artist has this advantage over the rest of the world, that his friends offer not only their appearance and their character to his satire, but also their work. (Chapter 3, p. 19)

. . . impropriety is the soul of wit . . . (Chapter 4, p. 23)

"Why do nice women marry dull men?"
"Because intelligent men won't marry nice women." (Chapter 4, p. 25)

It is always distressing when outraged morality does not possess the strength of arm to administer direct chastisement on the sinner. (Chapter 8, p. 45)

I had not yet learnt how contradictory...

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