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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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Maria: When we enter the Abbey, our worldly clothes are given to the poor.
Colonel Von Trapp: What about this one?
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Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, y ...
If it were not somewhat fanciful to suppose that every human excellence is presented, as it were, in one kind of being, we might b ...
War seems to be one of the most salutary phenomena for the culture of human nature; and it is not without regret that I see it dis ...
Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the ...
Whatever does not spring from a man's free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very ...
If it were possible to make an accurate calculation of the evils which police regulations occasion, and of those which they preven ...
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