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Washington Irving



    Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.

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    Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

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    The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem

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    An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

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    Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three.

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    Ay, go to the grave of buried love and meditate! There settle the account with thy conscience for every past benefit unrequited - every past endearment unregarded, of that departed being, who can never, never, never return to be soothed by thy contr

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