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It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.


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And this I set down as a positive truth. A woman with fair opportunities, and without an absolute hump may marry whom she likes.
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There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
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Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.
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And whenever he spoke (which he did almost always), he took care to produce the very finest and longest words of which the vocabulary gave him the use, rightly judging that it was as cheap to employ a handsome, large, and sonorous epithet, as to use a little stingy one.
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Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
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