- Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
[ Amuse Applying Carries Everyone Himself His Inch Own Rule Taste Travels Triumphantly Wherever]
Topic: Travel
- To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
[ Amusement Appears Every Lost Man Moment Partakes Pleasure Vivacity Which]
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- If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
[ Amusements Away Direction Enemies Former Had Human Innocent Latter Life Spring Take Those World Would Year Youth]
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- Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
[ Amused Degree Good Ground Love Persons Proportion Themselves Thrive Unintelligent Weary Weeds Which]
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- Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
[ Amusement Characters Depend Enough Exciting Lives Neighbors Their Those Truth]
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- I became intrigued with colour theory. The absurd pronouncements of the Colour Institute, a group that decides what colours are hot each year or season, amused me.
[ Absurd Amused Became Colour Colours Decides Each Group Hot Institute Intrigued Pronouncements Season Theory Year]
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- Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play.
[ Amusement Art Creative Play Realization Sake]
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- It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
[ Always Amused Contempt Eyes Looking Looks Measuring Others Peculiar Pity Self Sensation Sense Soul Tape Through World]
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- I amused myself playing with the journalists.
[ Amused Journalists Myself Playing]
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- Happy is the person who can laugh at himself. He will never cease to be amused.
[ Amused Cease Happy Himself Laugh Never Person Will]
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- Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
[ Amuse Beauty Reading Thinking Writing]
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- Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
[ Amused Before Learns Old Perhaps Rather Shocked Than Very]
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- The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.
[ Amusement Education Eyes Fixed Game Goal Higher His Important Knows Life Most Pastime Recreation Sport Sportsman Thing Vocation Which]
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- While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
[ Amusement Apart Danger Deeper Exercising Full Great Harmony Joy Kept Laughter Learning Life Look Mockery Opportunities Our Seek Should Solemn Spirit Them Things Thus Too While Wit]
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- You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.
[ Amused Both Conscience Deceived Fools Knaves More Once See Slightest Than Will Without]
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- Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
[ Amused End Higher Life Than]
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- I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.
[ Amuse Changing Constantly Hair Myself Quest]
Topic: Funny
- I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused.
[ Amused Disgusted Now Try Used]
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- Before I got through high school I had attended 22 different schools. In the time before I was well acquainted with the latest school, I would amuse myself by drawing and found that I was pretty good at it.
[ Acquainted Amuse Attended Before Different Drawing Found Good Got Had High Latest Myself Pretty School Schools Through Time Well Would]
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- You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
[ Amusements Complain Conditions Deny Die Feel Food Give Good Leisure Long Men Remain Something Still Them These Things Unsatisfied Will Work]
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- It only works because we still amuse each other. After we have been working with other people, it is so refreshing to laugh unreservedly when we are back together again.
[ After Again Amuse Back Because Been Each Laugh Only Other Refreshing Still Together Unreservedly Working Works]
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- I not only played and sang blues, but I also had to toss the piano around a bit to amuse the patrons.
[ Also Amuse Around Bit Blues Had Only Patrons Piano Played Sang Toss]
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- I'm very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement.
[ Always Amusement Been Find Fun General Good Machines Other Seem Source Technology Them Threatening Very]
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- The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning. It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.
[ After Amuse Bit Dark Delusion Desolation Devoid Entertainment Feeling Hit Initial Left May Meaning Us]
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- Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.
[ Amusement Decorative Discovery Either Every Felt Invention Must Painting Plastic Reality Revelation Time]
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- If ever I want to amuse myself with an idiot, I have not far to look for one. I laugh at myself.
[ Amuse Ever Far Idiot Laugh Look Myself Want]
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- Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
[ Ambitious Amuse Children Instruction Live Order Purpose Read Yourself]
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- She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.
[ Amuse Cards Dressed Evenings Got Guests High Kids Lot Loved Night Over Play She Skit Sociable Something Spot Those Uncle Up Very Were Whatever Would]
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- James Bond is quite serious about his drinks and clothing and cigarettes and food and all that sort of thing. There is nothing wry or amused about James Bond.
[ Amused Bond Cigarettes Clothing Drinks Food His James Nothing Quite Serious Sort Thing]
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- In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known.
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
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- We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience.
[ Amusement Animals Convenience Defense Eat Entertainment Need Only Our Pleasure Purposes These Use Uses Wear]
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- In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
[ Amuse Attempt Dean Enjoyed Everybody Family Friends Impressions Loves Martin Really Secretly Singing Somebody Song Would]
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- We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
[ Amuse Comic However May Never Powers Respect Smile Their Those Us]
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- You make 'em, I amuse 'em.
[ Amuse Em Make]
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- So I was surprised at the notion that I might have brought anthrax to my home, and would have been even amused if it was not for the fact that this matter is so grave and serious.
[ Amused Anthrax Been Brought Even Fact Grave Home Matter Might Notion Serious Surprised Would]
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- We grew out of the superhero comics, but we still liked comics, so we started putting our own experiences in the stories we were doing for our own amusement.
[ Amusement Comics Doing Experiences Grew Liked Our Out Own Putting Started Still Stories Superhero Were]
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- I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
[ Amused Countries Eager Make Money Most New Ordinary Out Paris Russia See Something Think Those Willing]
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- The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
[ Amuse Fall Icy Only Pavement Slip Some Way]
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- My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve.
[ Amuse Before Books Cannot Exclude Few Furnish Improve Instruct Library Meanest Most Open Paltry Poverty Purse Something Sure Then Very Volume Which World]
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- If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries.
[ Addition Amuse Both Countries Dynamic German Germany Go Italy Learn Madly More Myself Never Precise Respectable Something Stress Television Very]
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- Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
[ Amuse Education Expert Horizons Inflame Intellects Make Minds Possible Reform Straight Students Teach Technicians Their Them Think Unsettle Widen]
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- A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
[ Am Amusements Friend Great Keep Public Vice]
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- Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
[ Amusement Attained Benefit Circles Dog Elusive Fake Keeps Masters Never Our Rabbit Reward Romance Running Safe Thinking Track Us Which]
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- Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women.
[ Almost Amused Called Cut Dress Exercise Experiment Might Morning Myself Neglected Once Out Performance Possessed Talent Women Yesterday]
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- Kids can amuse themselves with almost anything.
[ Almost Amuse Anything Kids Themselves]
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- There's ways to amuse yourself while doing things and thats how I look at efficency.
[ Amuse Doing How Look Thats Things Ways While Yourself]
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- Small things amuse small minds.
[ Amuse Minds Small Things]
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- The object of Literature is to instruct, to animate, or to amuse.
[ Amuse Animate Instruct Literature Object]
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- You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
[ Amusement Deep Froth Inch Live Mud Then Water]
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- A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.
[ Amused Ceased Himself How Knows Laugh Never Person Will]
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- The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.
[ Amused Cease Himself How Knows Laugh Never Person Will]
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- I am a genius. Then it amused me to keep saying so, but now it does not. I expected to be happy sometime. Now I know I shall never be.
[ Am Amused Does Expected Genius Happy Keep Know Never Now Saying Shall Sometime Then]
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- Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
[ Amusements Any Apt Classes Fill Good Labouring Leisure Must Reading Species Substitute Too Up Vicious]
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- Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement - they offer not drama but thrills.
[ Amusement Carnival Degenerated Drama Films Offer Operation Original Their Thrills]
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- I would rather write for the instruction, or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich.
[ Amusement Even Instruction Poor Rather Rich Than Would Write]
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- Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
[ Amusement Become Being Came Ceased Community Delight Few Into Man Poetry Press Printing Since Whole]
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- I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.
[ Amusement Included Jokes Little Mysteries Readers These Writing]
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- It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father.
[ Amuse Child Costs Did Educate Father His More Now Once Than]
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- To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.
[ Amused Great Quotation Read Spring]
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- I did Our Daily Bread for King and that made me popular in the Soviet Union; King was amused by that.
[ Amused Bread Daily Did King Made Our Popular Soviet Union]
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- Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park.
[ Amusement Looking Media Mirrors Park Those Through Yourself]
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- My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.
[ Amuse Entertain Job Photographer Portrait Seduce]
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- I should have been a much better artist if I could have studied more and amused myself less.
[ Amused Artist Been Better Could Less More Much Myself Should Studied]
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- I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
[ Amusement Door Girls Happen Just Live Look Next Park]
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- Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
[ Amuse Any Ball Billiards Cause Enough Even Frivolous Full Him Hitting Least Man Playing Reasons Such Sufficient Thing Though Thousand Thus Weariness Weary Without Would Wretched]
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- This is real human drama, we're not creating some amusement park ride for the summer. Even though the movie is really exciting to watch, it's got a real pathos behind it.
[ Amusement Behind Creating Drama Even Exciting Got Human Movie Park Pathos Real Really Ride Some Summer Though Watch]
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- The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
[ Amusements Character Found His Man Out Real]
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- I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
[ Always Amused Angry Being Cause Get Great Happy Legitimate Lightness Lose Normally Often Rarely Take Temper Things Very Way]
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- I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine.
[ Amusement Here Mine Your]
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- I was staying with my sister and messing around with the guitar every day for my own amusement. Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage, it inspired me to play. I thought that was the world.
[ Amusement Around Day Every First Guitar Inspired Introduced Jimmy Little Messing Muddy Onstage Own Play Rogers Saw She Sister Staying Then Thought Time Took Walter Waters World]
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- Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.
[ Amusement Anglo-Saxon Any Death Fund Greater Minds Other Provide Race Seems Single Subject Than]
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- Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.
[ Amuse Believe Gestures Him Instruct Laugh Make Man Manners Simple Think Well Words]
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- A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
[ Affections Amusement Flat Friendly Keeps Love Malice Our Slight Them Those Touch Towards Turning]
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- What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
[ Amusements England Pity Religion Vice]
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- I could have made money this way, and perhaps amused myself writing code. But I knew that at the end of my career, I would look back on years of building walls to divide people, and feel I had spent my life making the world a worse place.
[ Amused Back Building Career Code Could Divide End Feel Had Knew Life Look Made Making Money Myself Perhaps Place Spent Walls Way World Worse Would Writing Years]
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- My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?
[ Adventurers After Amusement Areas Barrier Disaster Entire Environmental Extremely Gets Getting Go Going Great Idea Killed Lively Park Possibility Rotting Seems Story Tour Which]
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- I don't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.
[ Amusement Being Enjoy Field Football Getting Knocked Lot Other Paid]
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- One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics.
[ Amusement Attached Great Ice Large Lump Men Occasion Part Prison Prisoners Show Spectators Strangers Taking These Tropics Well]
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- In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises.
[ Amuse Before College Exercises Games Ourselves Posing Programming Video Would]
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- It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
[ Amused Any Breeding Burgundy Domestic Naive Presumption Think Without]
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- Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me.
[ Affairs Amusements Concerned Fail Forgetting His Husband Interest Myself Often Other Patient Respond Show Things Tired Towards Very]
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- A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
[ Act Amusement Generally Marriage Sad Solemn]
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- Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
[ Amusements Any Dance Harm Never Read Two Us Will World]
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- We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
[ Ability Amuse Cherish Friends Our Ours Their Them Us]
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- No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.
[ Amused Any Author Cheap Closet Company Entertainment Expensive Fashions Her Lasting Loss New Nor Pleasure Reading Regret She Variety Want Will]
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