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Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs?--No--no, 'tis your lean, hungry men who are conti ...
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal--every other aff ...
There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage- coach, that it ...
The great British Library--an immense collection of volumes of all ages and languages, many of which are now forgotten, and most o ...
Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
They who drink beer will think beer.
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. The heart is her world: it is there her ambition strives for empire; it is th ...
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Luxury spreads its ample board before their eyes; but they are excluded from the banquet. Plenty revels over the fields; but they ...
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