snuff-dipping quotes

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There lives within the very flame of love
A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it.
"Let me not live," quoth he,
"After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff
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However low and poor the taking Snuff argues a Man to be in his own Stock of Thought, or Means to employ his Brains and his Finger ...
I would rather ... have a nod from an American, than a snuff- box from an emperor.
'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and wi ...
I have seen many people, who, while you are speaking to them, instead of looking at, and attending to you, fix their eyes upon the ...
Vanity, or to call it by a gentler name, the desire of admiration and applause, is, perhaps, the most universal principle of human ...
And now on benches all are sat
In the cool air to sit and chat,
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One hand stiff--heaviness of forties & menopause reduced
by one heart stroke, lame now--wrinkles--a scar on
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To coxcombs averse, yet most civilly steering,
When they judged without skill he was still hard of hearing:
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