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  1. Culture, demanding and creating diversity and subtlety of mental processes, is at once a cause and an effect of infinite multiplication in the relations the mind is capable of establishing between itself and the objects of its action, and between its own processes; and language, being a chief instrument of culture, has to follow and subserve these multiplied and diversified demands, Any fall, therefore, on its part from the obedient fineness of its modes and modulations back into barbaric singleness and crudeness, any slide into looseness or vagueness, any unweaving of the complex tissue, psychical and metaphysical, into which it has been wrought by the exquisite wants of the mind, will have a relaxing, debilitating influence on thought itself. - "Essays Æsthetical" by George Calvert
  2. He handed her a powerful magnifying- glass and through it the clumsy forgery stood out in all its crudeness, showing plainly where other names had been erased and these inserted. - "The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
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