Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.
("Pride and Prejudice")
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In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
Varnish and gilding hide many stains.
That is what I like; that is what a young man ought to be. Whatever be his pursuits, his eagerness in them should know no moderation, and leave him no sense of fatigue.
Every body allows that the talent of writing agreeable letters is peculiarly female.
I do not find myself making any use of the word sacrifice.
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