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Hetty [Burney's sister] set down to the harpsichord and sung ... we departed this life of anguish and misery, and rested our weary ...
There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles ... but there is one order of beauty ...
... the ... thing I am proudest of in my whole business life is that I do not take, that I never took in all my life, and never, n ...
Nay, Madam, when you are declaiming, declaim; and when you are calculating, calculate.
Nothing is more common than mutual dislike, where mutual approbation is particularly expected.
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket; a very few names may be considered as perpetual lamp ...
It is easy to talk of sitting at home contented, when others are seeing or making shows. But not to have been where it is supposed ...
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as ...
Attention and respect give pleasure, however late, or however useless. But they are not useless, when they are late, it is reasona ...
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.
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