'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment of it, but be compelled to resign it after, at the most, some forty years' lease
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment...
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Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
Bravery never goes out of fashion
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
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