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Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump,
The spirit-stirring drum, th' ear-piercing fife,
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She found his manners very pleasing indeed.--The little flaw of
having a Mistress now living with him at Ashdown Park, seems
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The great advantages of simulation and dissimulation are three. First to lay asleep opposition and to surprise. For where a man's ...
If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our ...
As a general rule, do not kick the shins of the opposite gentleman under the table, if personally unaquainted with him; your pleas ...
You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. And least of all can you con ...
The historian's job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.
... when the right of the individual is made sacred, when the image of God in human form, whether in marble or in clay, whether in ...
Both were predominantly ethical in aim and doctrine; theory of knowledge (logic) and of nature (physics) served rather as the scaf ...
"It's a wery remarkable circumstance, sir", said Sam, "that poverty and oysters seems to go together."
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