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Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.
Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humoured and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all
It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.
The doctor found, when she was dead,
Her last disorder mortal.
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I hav
You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
I can't say whether we had more wit among us now than usual, but I am certain we had more laughing, which answered the end as well
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