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Keeping accounts, Sir, is of no use when a man is spending his own money, and has nobody to whom he is to account. You won't eat l ...
Since I know nothing of the merits of poetry, I am not able to pass any opinion upon this, but I can see that "reap" and "deep," " ...
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
As to "Don Juan," confess ... that it is the sublime of that there sort of writing; it may be bawdy, but is it not good English? I ...
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
... the courts cannot garnish a father's salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our ...
We can see nothing whatever of the soul unless it is visible in the expression of the countenance; one might call the faces at a l ...
We never can tell how our lives may work to the account of the general good, and we are not wise enough to know if we have fulfill ...
A novel is what you dream in your night sleep. A novel is
not waking thoughts although it is written and thought
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An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I h ...
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