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It will be the mistake of your life if you go into print in your own defence [sic]. Your denial will reach a new set of people and ...
Against the charitable gesture there is no defence.
There is a line among the fragments of the Greek poet Archilochus which says: "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows o ...
The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defence and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating b ...
The man whose silent days
In harmless joys are spent,
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Education must have two foundations--morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defence for self against the vices of others. ...
All ceremonies are in themselves very silly things; but yet, a man of the world should know them. They are the outworks of Manners ...
There is immunity in reading, immunity in formal society, in office routine, in the company of old friends and in the giving of of ...
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
The time is now propitious, as he guesses,
The meal is ended, she is bored and tired,
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