The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that there were frequent intervals of eating and love making.
Quote by Charles Dickens
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order,...
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A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
He would make a lovely corpse.
We are so very 'umble.
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there...
We forge the chains we wear in life.
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in...
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your...
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...
Time was with most of us, when Christmas Day, encircling all our limited world like...
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning...
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
I have never been in a natural place and felt that was a waste of...