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From what I have said of the natives of New Holland they may appear to some to be the most wretched people upon earth; but in real ...
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
The body
Of
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The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes ...
I must have women--there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed,
By keeping men off, you keep them on.
If love the virgin's heart invade,
How, like a moth, the simple maid
Still plays about the flame!
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
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