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[T]his free and easy old-bachelor sort of life is quite full of fun and jollity. Pease and myself room together; and everything li ...
I write to you out of turn, and believe I must adopt the rule of only writing when I am written to, in hopes that may provoke more ...
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, ...
When once--which every body must be--you are convinced of the wickedness and deceit of men, it is impossible to preserve untainted ...
Hetty [Burney's sister] set down to the harpsichord and sung ... we departed this life of anguish and misery, and rested our weary ...
George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
It is commonly said, and more particularly by Lord Shaftesbury, that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stic ...
Have been reading "Genesis" several Sundays, not as a Christian reads for "spiritual consolation," "instruction," etc., not as an ...
Is there anything in which the people of this age and country differ more from those of other lands and former times than in this- ...
The sacred obligation to the Union soldiers must not--will not be forgotten nor neglected.... But those who fought against the Nat ...
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