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[4] Both these extremes are faults; but that which springs from poverty of wit is worse than that which is due [p. 227] to imaginative excess. For we cannot demand or expect a perfect style from boys. But there is greater promise in a certain luxuriance of mind, in ambitious effort and an ardour that leads at times to ideas bordering on the extravagant.

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