Gold, for the instant, lost its luster in his eyes, for there were countless treasures of the heart which it could never purchase.
Quote by Charles Dickens
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
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A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
No one acts more foolishly than a wise man in love.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
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Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
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Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch...
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