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Unfathomable mind, now beacon, now sea.
She was so charitable and so pitous
She wolde wepe, if that she saugh a mous
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But, though myself be gilty in that sinne,
Yet can I maken other folk to twinne
From avaryce, and sore to repente.
To write anything tolerable, the mind must be in a natural, proper disposition; provocatives, in that case, as well as in another, ...
Evil passions and evil inclinations are much more dangerous than evil books. The sensualist will extract poison from the purest pa ...
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
We do not like to praise, and seldom praise anyone without self-interest.
Praise is a more ingenious, concealed, and subtle kind of flattery, that satisfies both the giver and the receiver, though by very ...
Not only had Caesar a great name and a general's glory, but his valor knew no rest, and the only thing he looked upon as a disgrac ...
Comparing man and woman on the whole, one may say: woman would not possess a genius for ornamentation if she did not also possess ...
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