It is with our judgments as with our watches: no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.


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Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies.
ALEXANDER POPE
One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
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True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one ...
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Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
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Pleas'd to the last he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood.
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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing...
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The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that ...
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Judges and senates have been bought for gold; Esteem and love were never to be sold.
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Alas! the small discredit of a bribe Scarce hurts the lawyer, but undoes the scribe.
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How glowing guilt exalts the keen delight!
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Obliged by hunger and request of friends.
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Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause.
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The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, And wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
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What beck'ning ghost along the moonlight shade Invites my steps, and points to yonder glade?
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Soft o'er the shrouds aerial whispers breathe, That seemed but zephyrs to the train beneath.
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And soften'd sounds along the waters die: Smooth flow the waves, the zephyrs gently play.
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Lull'd by soft zephyrs thro' the broken pane.
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Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows.
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The balmy zephyrs, silent since her death, Lament the ceasing of a sweeter breath.
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I have more zeal than wit.
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Zeal then, not charity, became the guide.
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The doubtful beam long nods from side to side.
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Not chaos-like together crush'd and bruis'd, But, as the world, harmoniously confused: Where o...
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Order is Heaven's first law; and this confess, Some are and must be greater than the rest.
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For fools admire, but me of sense approve.
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Blessed is he who expects nothing for he shall never be disappointed.
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At length corruption, like a general flood (So long by watchful ministers withstood), Shall de...
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You purchase pain with all that joy can give, And die of nothing but a rage to live.
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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing...
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Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather and prunello.
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Fine by defect, and delicately weak.
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Heaven forming each on other to depend, A master, or a servant, or a friend, Bids each on othe...
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