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Ghosts seem harder to please than we are; it is as though they haunted for haunting's sake--much as we relive, brood, and smoulder ...
Ghosts, we hope, may be always with us--that is, never too far out of the reach of fancy. On the whole, it would seem they adapt t ...
I loved reading, and had a great desire of attaining knowledge; but whenever I asked questions of any kind whatsoever, I was alway ...
The gentleman took three or four strides across the room, looked out of the window once or twice, and then turned to me with an aw ...
I made him a low curtsy and thanked him for the honor he intended me, but told him I had no kind of ambition to be his upper serva ...
[A toad-eater] is a metaphor taken from a mountebank's boy who eats toads in order to show his master's skill in expelling poison. ...
[S]haring in common, without any thought of separate property, had ever been their friendly practice, from their first connection.
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
It was obvious that the size of your chest was in direct proportion to the size of your salary.
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happ ...
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