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What between the duties expected of one during one's lifetime, and the duties exacted from one after one's death, land has ceased ...
I do not approve of anything that tampers with natural ignorance. Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloo ...
The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whats ...
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune ... to lose both seems like carelessness.
Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can't get into it do that.
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, rem ...
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Pardon me, you are not engaged to any one. When you do become engaged to some one, I, or your father, should his health permit him ...
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