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... it is only after years and years that you can speak of penury in the midst of opulence, of hunger in the midst of almost sinfu ...
Painting seems to be to the eye what dancing is to the limbs. When that has educated the frame to self-possession, to nimbleness, ...
You adorn me with your own opulence. May you never revoke all that you lent me!
Labour and poverty, so abhorred by every one, are the certain lot of the far greater number: And those few privileged persons, who ...
Instead of this we have luxury and avarice; public indigence side by side with private opulence; we glorify wealth and pursue idle ...
With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches, which in their eyes is never ...
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