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Summer has set in with its usual severity.
Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and t ...
When I consider how little of a rarity children are--that every street and blind alley swarms with them--that the poorest people c ...
The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer b ...
Separate from the pleasure of your company, I don't much care if I never see another mountain in my life.
I have passed all my days in London, until I have formed as many and intense local attachments as any of you mountaineers can have ...
For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print ... substitute d ...
He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
Borrowers of books--those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
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