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Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.

With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.

The post-office had a great charm at one period of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for.

A man would always wish to give a woman a better home than the one he takes her from; and he who can do it, where there is no doubt of her regard, must, I think, be the happiest of mortals.

Surprizes are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.