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A sympathetic person is placed in the dilemma of a swimmer among drowning men, who all catch at him, and if he give so much as a l ...
Part way back from Bedlam
I came to my mother's house in Gloucester,
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Why are we never quite at ease in the presence of a schoolmaster? Because we are conscious that he is not quite at his ease in our ...
I can counterfeit the deep tragedian,
Speak, and look back, and pry on every side,
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If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well
It were done quickly. If th' assassination
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It doesn't matter whether a cat is black or white; as long at it can catch mice, it's a good cat.
Put on your rubbers and you won't catch cold.
Here's hell, there's heaven. Go to Sunday School.
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The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will ...
The tender skin does not shrink from bayonets, the timid woman is not scared by fagots; the rack is not frightful, nor the rope ig ...
Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too s ...
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