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To what deep gulfs a single deviation from the track of human duties leads.
[Guilt]
 

To what gulfs a single deviation from the path of human duties leads!
[Duty]
 

Tom's no more - and so no more of Tom.
[Death]
 

Tyranny is far the worst of treasons. - The prince who neglects or violates his trust is more a brigand than the robber-chief.
[Tyranny]
 

Vice - that digs her own voluptuous tomb.
[Vice]
 

What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? - To view each loved one blotted from life's page, and be alone on earth.
 

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
 

Whatever definitions men have given of religion, I find none so accurately descriptive of it as this: that it is such a belief of the Bible as maintains a living influence on the heart and life.
[Religion]
 

Who falls from all he knows of bliss, dares little into what abyss.
 

With just enough of learning to misquote.
[Quotations]
 

With pleasure drugged, he almost longed for woe.
 

With thee all toils are sweet; each clime hath charms; earth - sea alike - our world within our arms!
[Love]
 

Without hearts there is no home.
[Home]
 

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
[Absence]
 

Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
 

Ye stars, that are the poetry of heaven!
 

Yes! ready money is Aladdin's lamp.
 


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