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A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razorstrap. A thin book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady ...
Trees not trimmed don't make good timber; children not educated don't make useful people.
Business is, emphatically, the amusement of Americans, and, to be in keeping with their character, every thing written for their a ...
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining autho ...
I hope there will be no effort to put up a shaft or any monument of that sort in memory of me or of the other women who have given ...
These have been wonderful years. How many happy, happy times we have traveled about together! Day and night, in stage coaches, on ...
Unhappy as the event must be ... we may draw from it this useful lesson: that loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that on ...
In my case, adulthood itself was not an advance, although it was a useful waymark.
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There a ...
Being a useful man has always seemed to me to be something truly hideous.
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