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Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.

Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.

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Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy

Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy

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And but two ways are offered to our will,
Toil with rare triumph, ease with safe disgrace,
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And but two ways are offered to our will,
Toil with rare triumph, ease with safe disgrace,
The problem still for us and all of human race.

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But civlyzation doos git forrid
Sometimes upon a powder-cart.

But civlyzation doos git forrid
Sometimes upon a powder-cart.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: General Sayings,
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My gran'ther's rule was safer 'n 't is to crow:
Don't never prophesy--onless ye know.

My gran'ther's rule was safer 'n 't is to crow:
Don't never prophesy--onless ye know.

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