Agnes Repplier Quote

If a man be discreet enough to take to hard drinking in his youth, before his general emptiness is ascertained, his friends invariably credit him with a host of shining qualities which, we are given to understand, lie balked and frustrated by his one unfortunate weakness.


Points of View (1891 edition), Boston Houghton, Mifflin 1893.

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If a man be discreet enough to take to hard drinking in his youth, before his general emptiness is ascertained, his friends invariably credit him...

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If a man be discreet enough to take to hard drinking in his youth, before his general emptiness is ascertained, his friends invariably credit him...

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If a man be discreet enough to take to hard drinking in his youth, before his general emptiness is ascertained, his friends invariably credit him...

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If a man be discreet enough to take to hard drinking in his youth, before his general emptiness is ascertained, his friends invariably credit him...