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Once for all; I knew to my sorrow, often and often, if not always, that I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.


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Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of w...
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There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
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Love her, love her, love her! If she favours you, love her. If she wounds you, love her. If she tear...
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[Peggotty] gave me one piece of intelligence which affected me very much, namely, that there had bee...
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If the law supposes that, said Mr. Bumble, the law is a assa idiot. If thats the eye of the law, the...
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When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bod...
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Never," said my aunt, "be mean in anything; never be false; never be cruel. Avoid those three vices,...
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The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider noth...
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I positively adore Miss Dombey; - I-I am perfectly sore with loving her.
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I have been looking on, this evening, at a merry company of children assembled round that pretty Ger...
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Lawyers hold that there are two kinds of particularly bad witnesses--a reluctant witness, and a too-...
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Never sign a Valentine with your own name.
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There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth
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Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of Ear...
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Oliver Twist has asked for more.
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I made a compact with myself that in my person literature should stand by itself, of itself, and fo...
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Drink with me, my dear, said Mr. Weller. "Put your lips to this here tumbler, and then I can kiss yo...
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A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness ...
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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
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Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee tha...
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The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the land, in England there shall be dear br...
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Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are fatuous preservers of youthful looks
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. . . she indulged in melancholy - that cheapest and most accessible of luxuries . . .
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Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his ta...
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Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
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It was not a bosom to repose upon, but it was a capital bosom to hang jewels upon.
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what I mean is, that I am under the influence of some tremendous attraction
which I have resist...
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He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure ...
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Come in, -- come in! and know me better, man! I am the Ghost of Christmas Present. Look upon me! You...
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Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.
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Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd gi...
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Its matter was not new to me, but was presented in a new aspect. It shook me in my habit - the habit...
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They whirled past the dark trees, as feathers would be swept before a hurricane. Houses, gates, chur...
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When they were all tired of blind-man's buff, there was a great game at snap-dragon, and when finger...
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. . . Charles Darnay seemed to stand in a company of the dead. Ghosts all! The ghost of beauty, the ...
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