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Fortune acquired improperly will be followed by misfortune.
We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men mar ...
The process of education in the oldest profession in the world is like any other educational process, in that it requires time and ...
At the utmost, the active-minded young man should ask of his teacher only mastery of his tools. The young man himself, the subject ...
Until the end of the Middle Ages, and in many cases afterwards too, in order to obtain initiation in a trade of any sort whatever- ...
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proxim ...
Women have acquired equal place to man in society, but the double standard has really never been relinquished; certainly not by me ...
Last night, party at Lansdowne-House. Tonight, party at Lady Charlotte Greville's--deplorable waste of time, and something of temp ...
The company of women of fashion will improve your manners, though not your understanding; and that complaisance and politeness, wh ...
Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by ...
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