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(About Vanity)

Rome took all the vanity out of me for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, and gave up all my foolish hopes in despair.


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A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
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Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.
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It takes two flints to make a fire.
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Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.
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O lesson well and wisely taught
Stay with me to the last,
That all my life may better be
For the trial that is past.
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Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
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