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Is it not--forgive me; I have begun the question on my lips--a pity to live no better life?
And when we learn better to enjoy ourselves, then do we unlearn best to give pain unto others, and to contrive pain.
Then in what sort of partnership is the just man a better partner than the harp-player, as in playing the harp the harp-player is certainly a better partner than the just man?
I dare say; but if your French grammar was no better than your English, I think the praise was not deserved, my dear.
Really, mother," he had assured Nina Alexandrovna upstairs, "really you had better let him drink.
But if you HADN'T done them,' the Queen said, 'that would have been better still; better, and better, and better
But you would have more power than you have now, and could turn the business to better account perhaps.
I will not profess bravery," said Lydgate, smiling, "but I acknowledge a good deal of pleasure in fighting, and I should not care for my profession, if I did not believe that better methods were to be found and enforced there as well as everywhere else.
But us that have got no learning had better keep our money, eh, neighbor Pullet?
Before we reached home, Catherine's displeasure softened into a perplexed sensation of pity and regret, largely blended with vague, uneasy doubts about Linton's actual circumstances, physical and social: in which I partook, though I counselled her not to say much; for a second journey would make us better judges.
I believe you are right, and that I shall shortly be better--much better.
He was only eighteen, but he could navigate better than the captain.

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