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    Grumblers deserve to be operated upon surgically; their trouble is usually chronic.

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  2. 9

    A man is in no danger so long as he talks his love; but to write it is to impale himself on his own pothooks.

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  3. 8

    Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.

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  4. 7

    A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims.

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  5. 6

    A man never so beautifully shows his own strength as when he respects a woman's softness.

    15
  6. 5

    He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing, but a supply of toothpicks.

    15
  7. 4

    Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.

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  8. 3

    After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.

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  9. 2

    The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.

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  10. 1

    Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

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  11. Last Update: 26 September 2022

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