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(About Countries, Happiness, Kings & Queens, Travel)

A fondness for roving, for making a name for themselves in their onw country, and for boasting of what they had seen in their travels, was so strong in our two wanderers, that they resolved to be no longer happy; and demanded permission of the king to leave the country.


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We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.

Injustice in the end produces independence.

In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.

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