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'A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.'

'A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can'

'For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?'

'Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love'

'One half of the world cannot understand the other halfs pleasures'

'A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of'

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Died in Winchester, Hampshire
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It's not whether you win or lose, it's how many people remember you when you die. - Jonathan Ross
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Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006
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