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Chaucer's characters are sufficiently distinct from one another, but they are too little varied in themselves, too much like ident ...
I am greatly pleased with your account of Fanny; I found her
in the summer just as you describe, almost another sister, M& ...
Mrs. John Lyford is so much pleased with the state of
widowhood as to be going to put in for being a widow again; she
...
Another gentleman ... desired to know if I was engaged, or would honour him with my hand [to dance]. So he was pleased to say, tho ...
Causists have tried to twist "doing good" into another form of "doing evil," and have said "you get pleasure yourself by giving th ...
Ireland, as distinct from her people, is nothing to me; and the man who is bubbling over with love and enthusiasm for "Ireland," a ...
In general the newly sighted see the world as a dazzle of color-patches. They are pleased by the sensation of color, and learn qui ...
I was condemned to be beheaded, or burnt, as the king pleased; and he was graciously pleased, from the great remains of his love, ...
[F]or as Socrates says that a wise man is a citizen of the world, so I thought that a wise woman was equally at liberty to range t ...
The female part of the Cry (who had many of them often experienced a joyful self- approbation on being told by their admirers that ...
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