There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake, though all the World sees them to be in downright nonsense.
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The most violent party men are such as, in the conduct of their lives, have discovered least sense of religion or morality, and when such are laid aside as shall be found incorrigible, it will be no difficulty to reconcile the rest.
The example alone of a vicious prince will corrupt an age; but that of a good one will not reform it.
One can revive a languishing conversation by a sudden surprising sentence; another is more dexterous in seconding; a third can fill the gap with laughing.
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