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I had said to Mrs. Boscawen at table, "I believe this is about as much as can be made of life." I was really happy. My gay ideas o ...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, ...
Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.
"Dirty fellow!" exclaimed the Captain, seizing both her wrists, "hark you, Mrs. Frog, you'd best hold your tongue; for I must make ...
I have a vast deal to say, and shall give all this morning to my pen. As to my plan of writing every evening the adventures of the ...
We went to Ranelagh. It is a charming place; and the brilliancy of the lights, on my first entrance, made me almost think I was in ...
Mrs. Mirvan says we are not to walk in [St. James's] Park again next Sunday ... because there is better company in Kensington Gard ...
Well may Mr. [David] Garrick be so celebrated, so universally admired--I had not any idea of so great a performer. Such ease! such ...
At the milliners, the ladies we met were so much dressed, that I should rather have imagined they were making visits than purchase ...
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