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One kind of justice is that which is manifested in distributions of honour or money or the other things that fall to be divided am ...
The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
He had a gentleman-like frankness in his behaviour, and as a great point of honour as a minister can have, especially a minister a ...
Fair is my Love, and cruel as she's fair
Her brow shades frowns, although her eyes are sunny;
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Riches are valuable at all times, and to all men; because they always purchase pleasures, such as men are accustomed to, and desir ...
A happy rural seat of various view:
Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm;
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Who are the violets now
That strew the green lap of the new-come spring?
If we are marked to die, we are enough
To do our country loss; and if to live,
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The seasons alter; hoary-headed frosts
Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose,
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She look'd amiable!--Why could I not live and end my days thus? Just disposer of our joys and sorrows, cried I, why could not a ma ...
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