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Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?
And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fist
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Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novel ...
For why should my liberty be subject to the judgment of someone else's conscience?
The bite of conscience, like a dog biting a stone, is a stupidity.
"How many things there were for conscience to bite on in the past! How good its teeth were then!--And today? What is missing?"MA d ...
Conscience. That stuff, that stuff can drive you nuts.
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
And every tongue brings in a several tale,
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Love is too young to know what conscience is,
Yet who knows not conscience is born of love?
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Conscience is but a word that cowards use,
Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.
The common consolation which some good christian or other, is hourly administering to himself,--that he thanks God his mind does n ...
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