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The reasons why I did not foreacquaint you with it (to deal with the same plainness that I have used) were these. I knew my presen ...
The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the brain and the fancy: It is now high time tha ...
In the early forties and fifties almost everybody "had about enough to live on," and young ladies dressed well on a hundred dollar ...
We are often struck by the force and precision of style to which hard-working men, unpracticed in writing, easily attain when requ ...
... the girls who came at dawn
To pay a visit to the young child, and how, when he grew up to be a man
...
Silly girls your heads full of boys
My comfort is that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can
do no more spoil upon my face.
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