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Man And Superman
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  • You cannot accuse me of this pitiable barrenness, this feeble evasion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You always come back to my point, in spite of your wrigglings and evasions and sophistries, not to mention the intolerable length of your speeches.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …are purely judicial; and the fact that we are much more curious about the suppressed relations between the man and the woman than about the relations between both and our courts of law and private juries of matrons, produces that sensation of evasion, of dissatisfaction, of fundamental irrelevance, of shallowness, of useless disagreeableness, of total failure to edify and partial failure to interest, which is as familiar to you in the theatres as it was to me when I, too, frequented…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To this culture he finds English people either totally indifferent as they very commonly are to all culture, or else politely evasive, the truth being that Hector's culture is nothing but a state of saturation with our literary exports of thirty years ago, reimported by him to be unpacked at a moment's notice and hurled at the head of English literature, science and art, at every conversational opportunity.  (not reviewed by editor)

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