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The only reason I might go to the funeral is to make absolutely sure that he's dead.
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dis ...
In mind, she was of a strong and vigorous turn, having from her earliest youth devoted herself with uncommon ardour to the study o ...
Conscription may have been good for the country, but it damn near killed the army.
With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away.
Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.
We live in what virtually amounts to a museum--which does not happen to a lot of people.
Members rise from CMG (known sometimes in Whitehall as "Call Me God") to KCMG ("Kindly Call Me God") to GCMG ("God Calls Me God").
Muddle is the extra unknown personality in any committee.
Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
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