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George the First was always reckoned
Vile, but viler George the Second;
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'All that is mortal of great Plato there
Expiates the joy and woe his master knew not;
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That life protracted is protracted woe.
You are more than entitled not to know what the word 'performative' means. It is a new word and an ugly word, and perhaps it does ...
The royal refugee our breed restores
With foreign courtiers and with foreign whores,
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Puritanism--The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
To believe that Russia has got rid of the evils of capitalism takes a special kind of mind. It is the same kind of mind that belie ...
Psychotherapy--The theory that the patient will probably get well anyway, and is certainly a damned ijjit.
Archbishop--A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
Judge--A law student who marks his own examination-papers.
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