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C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.
A modern writer likens coquettes to those hunters who do not eat the game which they have successfully pursued.
Amiability is the redeeming quality of fools.
Guilt soon learns to lie.
How chronic is the unconcern of men and women of the world!
Our virtues, as well as our vices, are often scourges for our own backs.
Talent is always queer-tempered.
That exuberant age when all fresh fancies are fevers.
The strongest proof of repentance is the endeavor to atone.
There is a mental fatigue which is a spurious kind of remorse, and has all the anguish of the nobler feeling. It is an utter weariness and prostration of spirit, a sickness of heart and mind, a bitter longing to lie down and die.
Why is it so difficult to love wisely, so easy to love too well?
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