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Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die. Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bo ...
Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had
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I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mi ...
I had rather be an oyster than a man, the most stupid and senseless of animals.
I had rather munch a crust of brown bread and an onion in a corner, without any more ado or ceremony, than feed upon turkey at ano ...
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call ...
A song is no song unless the circumstance is free and fine. If a singer sing from a sense of duty or from seeing no way to escape, ...
Miss Weare attended on Lady Dellwyn as her shadow. And as she had before received a great deal of flattery at second hand, so she ...
I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage, with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and lett ...
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
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