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The reasons why I did not foreacquaint you with it (to deal with the same plainness that I have used) were these. I knew my presen ...
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
As long as you don't fly openly in the face of society, society doesn't ask any inconvenient questions; and it makes precious shor ...
The fact alone that both, like Chatham before them, were great war ministers, links their names inseparably. Beyond that, they sha ...
I have accepted a pension as a reward which has been thought due to my literary merit; and now that I have this pension, I am the ...
Sir Walter, being strangely surprised and put out of his countenance at so great a table, gives his son a damned blow over the fac ...
Annie: Dances like Pavaliver, that child.
George Grainger: Dances like who?
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When Sir Joshua Reynolds died
All Nature was degraded;
Away with the cant of "Measures, not men!"Mthe idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot al ...
George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
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