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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Du moment qu’on aime, on devient si doux—From the moment one falls in love, one becomes sweet in the temper.  1
  I am neither so weak as to fear men, so proud as to despise them, or so unhappy as to hate them.  2
  I have been tempted by opportunity, and seconded by accident.  3
  I pounce on what is mine wherever I find it.  4
  If you were as eager to discover good as evil, and had the same delight in spreading the report of it; if good examples were made public as the bad ones always are, do you not think that the good would weigh down the balance? But gratitude speaks so low, and indignation so loudly, that you cannot hear but the last.  5
  The privilege of the country is to be alone, when we like.  6

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