Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
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Lady Middleton ... exerted herself to ask Mr. Palmer if there was any news in the paper. No none at all, he replied, and read on.
You give me fresh life and vigour. Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains Oh what hours of transport we shall spend And when we do return, it shall not be like other travelers, without being able to give one accurate idea of any thing. We will know where we have gone we will recollect what we have seen. Lakes, mountains, and rivers shall not be jumbled together in our imaginations nor when we attempt to describe any particular scene, will we begin quarrelling about its relative situation. Let our first effusions be less insupportable than those of the generality of travelers.
The gentleness, modesty, and sweetness of her character were warmly expatiated on that sweetness which makes so essential a part of every woman's worth in the judgment of man, that though he sometimes loves where it is not, he can never believe it absent.
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