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As a general rule, do not kick the shins of the opposite gentleman under the table, if personally unaquainted with him; your pleas ...
It is the good children, Madame, who make the most terrible revolutionaries. They say nothing, they do not hide under the table, t ...
If you have wit, use it to please, and not to hurt; you may shine, like the sun in the temperature zones, without scorching. Here ...
The English public are not yet ripe to comprehend the essential difference between the reason and the understanding,--between a pr ...
For, truly speaking, whoever provokes me to a good act or thought has given me a pledge of his fidelity to virtue,--he has come un ...
Under the lindens on the heather,
There was our double resting-place.
Because of something told under the famished horn
Of the hunter's moon, that hung between the night and the day,
I am a sort of martyr, as you see,
A horizontal monument to patience.
A devil told me it was all the same
Whether to fail by spirit or by sense.
All true enough: and true as well that she
Was beautiful, and danced, and is now dead.
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