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Oh, dense intelligence. I suspect that it was Batavian (i.e. from the Netherlands-Batavia.) [Lat., O crassum ingenium. Suspicor fuisse Batavum.]

Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus Quotes , Source: Naufragium

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The East bow'd low before the blast, In patient, deep disdain. She let the legions thunder past, And plunged in thought again.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Obermann Once More (st. 28)

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And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows; And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canannites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

Bible Quotes , Source: Exodus (ch. III, v. 8)

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There are Batavian graces in all he says.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes , Source: retort to Beresford Hope who had referred to him as an "Asian Mystery"

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To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes , Source: retort to Beresford Hope who had referred to him as an "Asian Mystery"

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All the territorial possessions of all the political establishments in the earth--including America, of course-- consist of pilferings from other people's wash. No tribe, howsoever insignificant, and no nation, howsoever mighty occupies a foot of land that was not stolen.

Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) Quotes , Source: Following the Equator

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