Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
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A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least.
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.