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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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Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000
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