O lord your wise men are the greatest fools upon earth they reason about their enjoyments, and analyse their pleasures, whilst the essence escapes.
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The charms that he Iped to catch the husband are generally laid by, one after another, till the lady grows a downright wife, and then runs crying to her mother, because she has transformed her lover into a downright, husband.
The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write.
I have been five minutes too late all my life-time!
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