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The most mortifying infirmity in human nature, to feel in ourselves, or to contemplate in another, is, perhaps, cowardice.
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
I hate a man who swallows [his food], affecting not to know what he is eating. I suspect his taste in higher matters.
Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
Presents, I often say, endear absents.
Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.
The good things of life are not to be had singly, but come to us with a mixture; like a schoolboy s holiday, with a task affixed to the tail of it.
Not many sounds in life, and I include all urban and all rural sounds, exceed in interest a knock at the door.
The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
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