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All of us, I suppose, like to believe that in a moral emergency we will behave like the heroes of our youth, bravely and forthrightly, without thought of personal loss or discredit.

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Modesty is Invisibility

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I intend to get out of here. It can't last forever. Others have thought such things, in bad times before this, and they were always right, they did get out one way or another, and it didn't last forever. Although for them it may have lasted all the forever they had.

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The last of her children, whom she barely glanced at when he was born because it wasn’t worth the trouble to try to learn features you would never see change into adulthood anyway.

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It was against my principles and all, but I was feeling so depressed I didn't even think. That's the whole trouble. When you're feeling very depressed, you can't even think.

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Let us learn how to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead' he suggested, 'After that my own rule is to let everything alone'.

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Roger gathered a handful of stones and began to throw them. Yet there was a space round Henry, perhaps six yards in diameter, into which he dare not throw. Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life. Round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law. Roger’s arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins.

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Radar was our other best friend. We called him Radar because he looked like a little bespectacled guy called Radar on this old TV show M*A*S*H, except 1. The TV Radar wasn’t black, and 2. At some point after the nicknaming, our Radar grew about six inches and started wearing contacts, so I suppose that 3. He actually didn’t look like the guy on M*A*S*H at all, but 4. With three and a half weeks left of high school, we weren’t very well going to renickname him.

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she could still moralize over every morning visit; and as she was no longer mortified by comparisons between her sisters' beauty and her own, it was suspected by her father that she submitted to the change without much reluctance.

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He had followed them purposely to town, he had taken on himself all the trouble and mortification attendant on such a research; in which supplication had been necessary to a woman whom he must abominate and despise, and where he was reduced to meet, frequently meet, reason with, persuade, and finally bribe, the man whom he always most wished to avoid, and whose very name it was punishment to him to pronounce. He had done all this for a girl whom he could neither regard nor esteem.

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Sblood, but you will not hear me:— If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me.

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We are such stuff 173 As dreams are made on

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Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to.

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It was the last game of the year, and you were supposed to commit suicide or something if old Pencey didn't win.

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– Я, видишь ли, думаю, что все равно на свете ничего хорошего нет, – продолжала она убежденно. – И все так думают – даже самые умные, самые передовые люди. А я не только думаю, я знаю. Ведь я везде побывала, все видела, все попробовала. – Она вызывающе сверкнула глазами, совсем как Том, и рассмеялась звенящим, презрительным смехом. – Многоопытная и разочарованная, вот я какая.

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Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor.
Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.

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​The sun in the west was a drop of burning gold that slid nearer and nearer the sill of the world.All at once they were aware of the evening as the end of light and warmth.

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But Mr. Bennet was not of a disposition to seek comfort for the disappointment which his own imprudence had brought on in any of those pleasures which too often console the unfortunate for their folly or their vice.

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With this answer Elizabeth was forced to be content; but her own opinion continued the same, and she left disappointed and sorry. It was not in her nature, however, to increase her vexations by dwelling on them. She was confident of having performed her duty, and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition.

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Riotous madness,To be entangled with those mouth-made vows,Which break themselves in swearing!

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