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The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and learning; and whoever can either remove an ...
'How far is St. Helena from an Emperor of France?'
I cannot see--I cannot tell--the Crowns they dazzle so.
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Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our ey ...
A little rain beats down a big wind. Long drinking bouts break open the tun(der).
You must be wise, in order to sniff out and weigh these mighty books, and swift in the hunt and brave in the battle; then, by care ...
[Panurge] spent everything in a thousand little banquets and joyous feasts open to all comers, particularly jolly companions, youn ...
The Moor is of a free and open nature,
That thinks men honest that but seem to be so,
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Out with it boldly; truth loves open dealing.
Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white;
Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk;
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Each city is an archetype rather than a prototype, an exaggerated example from which to derive lessons for the typical. Each city ...
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