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Quote Left A life of ease is a difficult pursuit. Quote Right
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Quote Left I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute; From the center all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute Quote Right
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Quote Left The life of ease is a difficult pursuit. Quote Right
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Quote Left O Winter ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. Quote Right
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Quote Left He has no hope who never had a fear. Quote Right
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Quote Left Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt. Quote Right
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Quote Left And up he got, in haste to ride, / But soon came down again. Quote Right
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Quote Left A land-breeze shook the shrouds, / And she was overset; / Down went the Royal George, / With all her crew complete. Quote Right
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Quote Left Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our severest winter, commonly called the spring. Quote Right
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Quote Left Low ambition and the thirst of praise. Quote Right
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Quote Left A hat not much the worse for wear. Quote Right
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Quote Left Religion does not censure or excludeUnnumbered pleasures, harmlessly pursued. Quote Right
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Quote Left The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hence jarring sectaries may learnTheir real interest to discern;That brother should not war with brother,And worry and devour each other;But sing and shine by sweet consent,Till life's poor transient night is spent,Respecting in each other's caseThe gifts of nature and of grace. Quote Right
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Quote Left He kissed likewise the maid in the kitchen, and seemed upon the whole a most loving, kissing, kind-hearted gentleman. Quote Right
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Quote Left No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. Quote Right
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Quote Left The dinner waits, and we are tired: / Said Gilpin - So am I! Quote Right
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Quote Left He found it inconvenient to be poor. Quote Right
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Quote Left Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit Quote Right
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Quote Left Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. Quote Right
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Quote Left Not scorned in Heaven, though little noticed here. Quote Right
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Quote Left Candid and generous and just. Boys care but little whom they trust. An error soon corrected -- for who but learns in riper years. That man, when smoothest he appears, is most to be suspected? Quote Right
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Quote Left He is the freeman whom the truth makes free. Quote Right
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Quote Left Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And, while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful ev Quote Right
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