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Leslie Stephen

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Chance is a name for our ignorance.

— Leslie Stephen

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Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.

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If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.

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The truth cannot be asserted without denouncing the falsehood.

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He also contributed to the Saturday Review Fraser Macmillan the Fortnightly and other periodicals. He was already known as a climber as a contributor to Peaks Passes and Glaciers (1862) and as one of the earliest presidents of the Alpine Club when in 1871 in commemoration of his own first ascents in the Alps he publiLeslie Stephend The Playground of Europe which immediately became a mountaineering classic drawing—together with Whymper's Scrambles Amongst the Alps—successive generations of its readers to the Alps. Stevenson Thomas Hardy W.

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