I worked like a horse and I ate like a hog and I slept like a dead man.– Rudyard Kipling
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due...– W. Somerset Maugham
There’s no disappointment in memory, and one’s exaggerations are...– George Eliot
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There is little proportion about either pain or pleasure: a headache darkens the...– William Dean Howells (Their Wedding Journey)
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