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My mother ... believed fiction gave one an unrealistic view of the world. Once she caught me reading a novel and chastised me: "Ne ...
They look for a victim to chivy, and howl him down, and finally lynch him in a sheer storm of sexual frenzy which they honestly im ...
Emma Bovary is me.
I became increasingly anarchistic. I began to find people of my own class vicious, people in clean collars uninteresting. I even a ...
Lizzie Borden took an axe
And gave her mother forty whacks;
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Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, ...
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
It is very unfair to judge any body's conduct, without an intimate knowledge of their situation. Nobody, who has not been in the i ...
A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
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