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(About Fairness, Vanity)

All is vanity, nothing is fair.

("Vanity Fair")


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Charlotte, having seen his body Borne before her on a shutter, Like a well-conducted person, Went on cutting bread and butter.
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When I say that I know women, I mean I know that I dont know them. Every single woman I ever knew is a puzzle to me, as, I have no doubt, she is to herself.
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Oh, those women They nurse and cuddle their presentiments, and make darlings of their ugliest thoughts . . .
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It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
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