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At about six in the morning of July 3, 1860, while I was watering
my petunias, and thinking of read more

At about six in the morning of July 3, 1860, while I was watering
my petunias, and thinking of nothing in particular, I perceived
coming towards me, a tall, beardless, fair-haired young fellow,
wearing a German cap and gold-rimmed spectacles.

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I fight fairly, and in good faith.

I fight fairly, and in good faith.

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Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.

Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.

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I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were read more

I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.

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But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out read more

But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages.

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It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; read more

It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot.

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I fight fairly, and in good faith.

I fight fairly, and in good faith.

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