No man ever arrived suddenly at the summit of vice.
Who can all sense of others’ ills escape, is but a brute, at best, in human shape.
Two things only the people anxiously desire, bread and the circus games.
Every error of the mind is the more conspicuous, and culpable, in proportion to the rank of the person who commits it.
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