To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

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There is scarcely a young lady in the united kingdoms, who would not rather put up with the misfortune of being sought by a clever, agreeable man, than have him driven away by the vulgarity of her nearest relations.

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