No race of men, scarcely an individual, is so devoid of intelligence as not to recognize power. Few gifts are more courted. Power is almost as varied as character, and the kind of power most desired or appreciated is a good measure of character. The pre-eminence furnished by thew and muscle is most generally recognized; but, as men reach levels above the animal, other qualities take the lead. It is seen that the immaterial spirit wins the greater triumphs, - that the brainless giant, compared with the dwarf of trained intelligence, can accomplish little
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"Dictionnaire amoureux de San-Antonio" paru aux éditions Plon le 5 janvier
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