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I fancy Miss Price has been more used to deserve praise than to hear ità

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I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
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He frequently observed, as he walked out, that one handsome face would be followed by thirty, or five-and-thirty frights; and once, as he stood in a shop in Bond Street, he had counted eighty-seven women go by, one after another, without there being a tolerable face among them.
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These are the sights, Harriet, to do one good. How trifling they make every thing else appear!---I feel now as if I could think of nothing but these poor creatures all the rest of the day; and yet, who can say how soon it may all vanish from my mind?
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The more I see of the world, the more am i dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.
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He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world, and every body hoped that he would never come there again.
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Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.
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