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Most smiling, smooth, detested parasites,
Courteous destroyers, affable wolves, meek bears,
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My father was a gentleman of many virtues,--but he had a strong spice of that in his temper which might, or might not, add to the ...
Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
Those who wander in the world avowedly and purposely in pursuit of happiness, who view every scene of present joy with an eye to w ...
Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means--one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of f ...
Everything here below beneath the sun is subject to continual change; and perhaps there is nothing which can be called more incons ...
The great charm of poetry consists in lively pictures of the sublime passions, magnanimity, courage, disdain of fortune; or those ...
Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bo ...
If you are obliged to neglect any thing, let it be your chemistry. It is the least useful and the least amusing to a country gentl ...
When I censured a gentleman of my acquaintance for marrying a second time, as it shewed a disregard of his first wife, he said, "N ...
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