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She remembered the heroines of novels she had read, and the lyrical legion of those adulterous women began to sing in her memory with sisterly voices that enchanted her.
Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
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It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
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