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Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact.
[Tact]
 

Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
 

Year, n. A period of three hundred and sixty-five disappointments.
 

You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. You are avenged 1440 times a day.
 

Youth, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer.
 

Zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that goeth before a sprawl.
[Zeal]
 


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