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Younger sisters are almost different beings from elder ones, but thank God it is quite and unaffectedly without repining or envy t ...
The master's eye is the best fertilizer.
Compassion and shame come over one who considers how precarious is the origin of the proudest of living beings: often the smell of ...
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
Man is the only one that knows nothing, that can learn nothing without being taught. He can neither speak nor walk nor eat, and in ...
With a grain of salt.
There is always something new out of Africa.
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
Oh mother of a mighty race,
Yet lovely in thy youthful grace!
As an elder I mistrust the wisdom of age.
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