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George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
Every thing in his composition was little; and he had all the weaknesses of a little mind, without any of the virtues, or even the ...
She loved money, but could occasionally part with it, especially to men of learning, whose patronage she affected. She often conve ...
As kings are begotten and born like other men, it is to be presumed that they are of the human species; and perhaps, had they the ...
If you would be a favourite of your king, address yourself to his weaknesses. An application to his reason will seldom prove very ...
The standards of His Majesty's taste made all those ladies who aspired to his favour, and who were near the Statutable size, strai ...
The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young ...
Whoever is admitted or sought for, in company, upon any other account than that of his merit and manners, is never respected there ...
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.
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