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For it is wretchedness that endures, shedding its cancerous light on all it approaches:
Words spoken in the heat of passion,
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Thy Godlike crime was to be kind,
To render with thy precepts less
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The wretchedness of failure is the great attraction of success.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.
... bringing up daughters for nothing but marriage, mingles poison in the cup of domestic life, is traitorous to the virtue of bot ...
[Tobacco] is a culture productive of infinite wretchedness.... The cultivation of wheat is the reverse in every circumstance.
At one time my only wish was to be a police official. It seemed to me to be an occupation for my sleepless intriguing mind. I had ...
Those peculiar social sensibilities nourished by our own peculiar political principles, while they enhance the true dignity of a p ...
The greatness of man is so evident that it is even proved by his wretchedness. For what in animals is nature, we call in man wretc ...
No one need go into alleys to hunt up wretchedness; they can find it in perfection among the rich and fashionable of every land an ...
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