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Nations, like men, have their infancy.
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.
His youth was distinguished by all the tumult and storm of pleasures, in which he licentiously triumphed, disdaining all decorum. ...
Repent, repent, and from old errors turn!'
Who listened to his voice, obeyed his cry?
The last and greatest Herald of Heaven's King,
Girt with rough skins, hies to the deserts wild,
Parched body, hollow eyes, some uncouth thing
Made him appear, long since from earth exiled.
From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.
The mind is the terriblest force in the world, father,
Because, in chief, it, only, can defend
But you think ... that it is time for me to have done with the world, and so I would if I could get into a better before I was cal ...
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