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#1. All lies, white or black, disgrace a gentleman, although I grant there is a difference: to say the least of it, it is a dangerous habit, for white lies are but the gentleman ushers to black ones. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#2. Gentle reader, I was born upon the water - not upon the salt and angry ocean, but upon the fresh and rapid-flowing river. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#3. There is an old saying, that there is honour amongst thieves, and so it often proves. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#4. In the course of crime ... the descent is rapid. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#5. The pen is a poor exchange for the long-barreled gun." "It does more execution, nevertheless, - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#6. I would rather write for the instruction, or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#7. Thus did Jack Easy make the best use that he could of his strength, and become, as it were, the champion and security - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#8. Horses, and all animals indeed, know that there is no place like home; it is a pity that men who consider themselves much wiser, have not the same consideration, - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#9. ... the sea defrauds many an honest undertaker of his profits. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#10. Come, my men! never say die while there's a shot in the locker. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#11. Poor men ... always make love better than those who are rich, because, having less to care about, and not being puffed up with their own consequence, they are not so selfish and think much more of the lady than of themselves. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#12. Women are riddles - I only argued upon the common sense of the thing. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#13. There is no composing draught like the draught through the tube of a pipe. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#14. here I am, after having been a warrior and a prince, cook, steward and everything else, boiling kettle for de young gentlemen. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#15. it is an old saying, that you must not work a willing horse to death. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#16. Every man paddles his own canoe. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#17. There's no getting blood out of a turnip. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#18. credulity and superstition are close friends - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#19. It's just six of one and half-a-dozen of the other. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#20. ... secrecy adds a charm to an amour ... - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#21. Young ladies ... who fall in love, never consider whether there is sufficient "to make the pot boil" - probably because young ladies in love lose their appetites, and, not feeling inclined to eat at that time, they imagine that love will always supply the want of food. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#22. - to wit, 'the sweat of the brow. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#23. Vanity is a confounded donkey, very apt to put his head between his legs, and chuck us over; but pride is a fine horse, that will carry us over the ground, and enable us to distance our fellow-travelers. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#24. Philosophy is said to console a man under disappointment, although Shakespeare asserts that it is no remedy for a toothache; so Mr Easy turned philosopher, the very best profession a man can take up who is fit for nothing else. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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#25. White lies are ushers to black ones. - Author: Frederick Marryat
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