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But they precisely agree in all their grand features; nor has there yet been presented a single determinate fact upon which to ground a radical distinction.
I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.
As for me, I make no distinction between it and other vegetable poisons.
Their fashion of philosophizing, however, is well suited to persons whose abilities fall below mediocrity; for the obscurity of the distinctions and principles of which they make use enables them to speak of all things with as much confidence as if they really knew them, and to defend all that they say on any subject against the most subtle and skillful, without its being possible for any one to convict them of error.
This would occasion distinctions, preferences, and exclusions, which would beget discontent.
So strong is this propensity of mankind to fall into mutual animosities, that where no substantial occasion presents itself, the most frivolous and fanciful distinctions have been sufficient to kindle their unfriendly passions and excite their most violent conflicts.
The various interests and conditions of life within the ranks of the proletariat are more and more equalised, in proportion as machinery obliterates all distinctions of labour, and nearly everywhere reduces wages to the same low level.
Hence, in their fits of fury, they remember no claims and recognize no distinctions.
These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent Being.
The aspect of the country, as well as the manners and distinctions of race, is daily changing.
These are distinctions very suitable under a constitutional government.
As to the female who had so bravely defended her husband, she was elevated by the tribe to a rank far above her sex, and beside other honorable distinctions, was thenceforward permitted to take a part in the war dances of the braves!

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