Rage is essentially vulgar, and never more vulgar than when it proceeds from mortified pride, disappointed ambition, or thwarted willfulness.
Her very frowns are fairer far
Than smiles of other maidens are.
If we take care of the inches we will not have to worry about the miles.
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The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.
There is scarcely a crime before me that is not, directly or indirectly, caused by strong drink.
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