Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.

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May you live every day of your life.

May you live every day of your life.

May you live all the days of your life.

May you live all the days of your life.

Books the children of the brain.

Books - the children of the brain.

My nose itched and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.

My nose itched and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.

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