When his highness sends a ship to Egypt, does he trouble his head whether the mice on board are at their ease or not?
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Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
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It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
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