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It was the womens tribute to the war. It taxes both alike, and takes the blood of the men, and the tears of the women.


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If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
William Makepeace Thackeray

It is from the level of calamities, not that of every-day life, that we learn impressive and useful lessons.
William Makepeace Thackeray

And this I set down as a positive truth. A woman with fair opportunities, and without an absolute hump may marry whom she likes.
William Makepeace Thackeray

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Them's my sentiments.
William Makepeace Thackeray

The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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