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The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice. It is the one call ...
The standards of His Majesty's taste made all those ladies who aspired to his favour, and who were near the Statutable size, strai ...
There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps e ...
That popular fable of the sot who was picked up dead-drunk in the street, carried to the duke's house, washed and dressed and laid ...
If a criterion were wanted for telling a novel from a fable or a tale or a romance (or a drama), a simple rule-of-thumb would be t ...
There is no Champollion to decipher the Egypt of every man's and every being's face. Physiognomy, like every other human science, ...
Ay me! whilst thee the shores and sounding seas
Wash far away, where e'er thy bones are hurl'd,
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this ant-and stone-swallowing uninjurable
artichoke which simpletons thought a living fable
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In spite of the air of fable ... the public were still not at all disposed to receive it as fable. I thence concluded that the fac ...
The salt person and blasted place
I furnish with the meat of a fable;
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