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Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks tha ...
You boast of spending a tenth part of your income in charity; maybe you should spend the nine tenths so, and done with it.
A complacent old Don of Divinity
Used to boast of his daughter's virginity:
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More than the changing of institutions we need the development of a national conscience, and the upbuilding of national character. ...
Popularity--The capacity for listening sympathetically when men boast of their wives and women complain of their husbands.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of ...
Then England's ground, farewell. Sweet soil, adieu,
My mother and my nurse that bears me yet!
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It may be safely affirmed that there neither is, nor can be, any essential difference between the language of prose and metrical c ...
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
The laws of custom make our [returning a visit] necessary. O how I hate this vile custom which obliges us to make slaves of oursel ...
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