'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

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Beauty is the lover's gift.

Beauty is the lover's gift.

Invention flags his brain goes muddy and black despair succeeds brown study.

Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run In hopes through many to make sure of one.

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes through many to make sure of one.

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    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.

    Sex is like money; only too much is enough.

    Sex is like money; only too much is enough.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

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