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In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
When I listen to the engine of my car, I might say it sounds fine, but it would not occur to me to say "What lovely music!"
You played a party with a prince and Miss de Zuylen. You was shocked, or rather offended, with her unlimited vivacity.
There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however, ...
The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the the land,
In England there shall be dear bread--in Ireland, swor
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I'll sing you a new ballad, and I'll warrant it first-rate,
Of the days of that old gentleman who had that old estate;
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In those rare days, the press was seldom known to snarl or bark,
But sweetly sang of men in pow'r, like any tuneful lark;
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"Faith" is a fine invention
"Faith" is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see--
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency.
Et Saint Apollinaire, raide et ascétique,
Vieille usine désaffectée de Dieu, tient encore
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