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A recent publication from Paris, titled L'Année Merveilleuse (1748), predicts, for the first of next month, a very considerable c ...
Nothing convinces persons of a weak understanding so effectually, as what they do not comprehend.
A certain degree of fear produces the same effects as rashness.
The greatest dangers have their allurements, if the want of success is likely to be attended with a degree of glory. Middling dang ...
A graceful bearing is to the body what good sense is to the mind.
Salad is roughage and a French idea.
...that he may learn that there is a prophet in Israel.
appoint for us, then, a king to govern us, like other nations.
Well meant are the wounds a friend inflicts, but profuse are the kisses of an enemy.
Better to be despised and have a servant, than to be self-important and lack food.
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