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The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, ...
Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.
In England, I was quite struck to see how forward the girls are made--a child of 10 years old, will chat and keep you company, whi ...
O heavens! how short a time does it take to put an eternal end to a woman's liberty!
I cannot express the pleasure I have in writing down my thoughts [in her journal], at the very moment--my opinion of people when I ...
Such a set of tittle tattle, prittle prattle visitants! Oh Dear! I am so sick of the ceremony and fuss of these fall lall people! ...
To Nobody, then, will I write my journal! since to Nobody can I be wholly unreserved--to Nobody can I reveal every thought, every ...
I have very lately read the Prince of Abyssinia [Samuel Johnson's Rasselas]MI am almost equally charmed and shocked at it--the sty ...
There, burying each gloomy thought, each sad reflection in the hearse of dissipation, [we] lost the remembrance of our woes, our c ...
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