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There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however, ...
Flaemmchen: Did you ever see a stenographer with a decent frock on?
The Baron: I have indeed.
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Grusinskaya: You must go now.
The Baron: I'm not going. You know I'm not going. Oh, please let me stay.
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Kringelein: I'm going to live. I'm going to have a good time while I can.
The Baron: That's my motto, Kringelein. A short lif
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George the First was always reckoned
Vile, but viler George the Second;
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(Non! Rien de rien.... Non, je ne regrette rien! Ni le bien qu'on m'a fait, Ni le mal. Tout ça m'est bien égal!) No, I regret no ...
A bettre preest I trowe that nowher noon ys.
He waited after no pompe and reverence
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With us ther was a doctour of phisik;
In al this world ne was ther noon hym lik,
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She leet no morsel from hir lippes falle,
Ne wette hir fyngres in hir sauce depe.
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Derk was the night as pich or as the cole,
And at the windowe out she putte hir hole,
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