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History, real solemn history, I cannot be interested in.... I read it a little as a duty; but it tells me nothing that does not ei ...
There are two kinds of timidity--timidity of mind, and timidity of the nerves; physical timidity, and moral timidity. Each is inde ...
Deserve a great deal, and you shall have a great deal; deserve little, and you shall have but a little; and be good for nothing at ...
Two more contrabands yesterday. These runaways are bright fellows. As a body they are superior to the average of the uneducated wh ...
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
...Christmas is a season of such infinite labour, as well as expense in the shopping and present-making line, that almost every wo ...
Nobody is so heartily despised as a pusillanimous, lazy, good-for-nothing, land-lubber; a sailor has no bowels of compassion for h ...
Thus, statesmanlike, I'll saucily impose,
And safe from action, valiantly advise;
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O! never say that I was false of heart,
Though absence seemed my flame to qualify.
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He took as his motto: misfortune is good for something. How many good people have been able to say: misfortune is good for nothing ...
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