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The Reverend Samuel Peters ... exaggerated the Blue Laws, but they did include "Capital Lawes" providing a death penalty for any c ...
You are to the Nineties what lava lamps were to the Seventies.
O Time the fatal wrack of mortal things,
That draws oblivion's curtains over kings;
To dine, drink champagne, raise a racket and make speeches about the people's consciousness, the people's conscience, freedom and ...
In order to cultivate yourself and to drop no lower than the level of the milieu in which you have landed, it is not enough to rea ...
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
Vulgarism in language is the distinguishing characteristic of bad company, and a bad education. A man of fashion avoids nothing wi ...
A man of fashion never has recourse to proverbs, and vulgar aphorisms; uses neither favourite words nor hard words, but takes grea ...
The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse; always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will o ...
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
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