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Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
I have thoroughly tried school-keeping, and found that my expenses were in proportion, or rather out of proportion, to my income, ...
Families need families. Parents need to be parented. Grandparents, aunts, and uncles are back in fashion because they are necessar ...
I felt more than ever the necessity of my mission. But I went home out of spirits, I hardly know why. I must work by myself all li ...
"Dirty fellow!" exclaimed the Captain, seizing both her wrists, "hark you, Mrs. Frog, you'd best hold your tongue; for I must make ...
I'm gonna wash that man right out of my hair.
Why are we never quite at ease in the presence of a schoolmaster? Because we are conscious that he is not quite at his ease in our ...
... married women work and neglect their children because the duties of the homemaker become so depreciated that women feel compel ...
The ascetic makes a necessity out of virtue.
There is always something new out of Africa.
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