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You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
A happy marriage is still the greatest treasure within the gift of fortune.
Faith is a permanent and vital endowment of the human mind—a part of reason itself. The insane alone are without it.
We are often jealous of our little secrets, though to another ear they generally convey neither profit nor entertainment.
Knowledge is all scientific researchers are after — new knowledge and discovery.
Now the ruin fades back into nature like a cloud and peers ill-favouredly from lush green things. Great umbelbearing plants, blackthorns, and briars strive to bury each lower wall; hart's tongue ferns loll from the empty joint-holes; fungus lifts its livid cowls beneath.
Those who seek to impress upon us that they are gentlemen will usually be found mistaken.
No mean woman can cook well. It calls for a generous spirit, a light hand, and a large heart.
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Eden Phillpotts was an English author, poet and dramatist. He was born in Mount Abu, British India, educated in Plymouth, Devon, and worked as an insurance officer for 10 years before studying for the stage and eventually becoming a writer.
The Red Redmaynes (1922)
The Grey Room (1921)
A shadow passes (1918)
The Flint Heart (1910)
A dish of apples (1921)
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