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My glass shall not persuade me I am old
So long as youth and thou are of one date,
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It is easier for an artful Man, who is not in Love, to persuade his Mistress he has a Passion for her, and to succeed in his Pursu ...
As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural th ...
By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
I have been wavering in my mind whether I should ever again touch this journal, unless it were to commit it to the flames--for thi ...
To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. Th ...
...men give us most rarely that which we really want, not favor, but--Justice. Nothing is easier than to coax them to pet us like ...
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been ...
Laughter and tears may not persuade, but they cannot be refuted.
Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy
In silent raptures of the hopeful boy.
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