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I again felt rather like an individual of but average gastronomical powers, sitting down to feast alone at a table spread with provisions for a hundred.

("Jane Eyre")


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Good fortune opens the hand as well as the heart wonderfully; and to give somewhat when we have largely received, but to afford a vent to the unusual ebullition of the sensations.
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If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
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Life and marriage I have known,
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Every ray of light!
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