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If Heaven a draught of heavenly pleasure spare,
One cordial in this melancholy vale,
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'T is wonderful how soon a piano gets into a log hut on the frontier. You would think they found it under a pine stump. With it co ...
What cannot stand must fall; and the measure of our sincerity and therefore of the respect of men, is the amount of health and wea ...
The world of men show like a comedy without laughter: populations, interests, government, history; 't is all toy figures in a toy ...
Gifts of one loved me,--
'T was high time they came;
When he ceased to love me,
Time they stopped for shame.
Go out of the house to see the moon, and 't is mere tinsel; it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journe ...
'T is worse, and tragic, that no man is fit for society who has fine traits. At a distance he is admired, but bring him hand to ha ...
If you would learn to write, 't is in the street you must learn it. Both for the vehicle and for the aims of fine arts you must fr ...
'T is good-will makes intelligence.
An old French sentence says, "God works in moments,"M"En peu d'heure Dieu labeure." We ask for long life, but 't is deep life, or ...
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