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"The fatal facility of the octosyllabic verse." - Lord Byron

"...the facility at Guantanamo Bay is necessary to national security." - Jeff Miller

"I am suspicious of both facility and speed." - Roald Dahl

"I've always had a certain facility with words." - Anna Quindlen

"I've always had facility with the German accent." - Mercedes Ruehl

"A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought." - Dorothy L Sayers

"The most creative people have this childlike facility to play." - John Cleese

"Arnold Palmer is the biggest crowd pleaser since the invention of the portable sanitary facility." - Bob Hope

"Many people have the reasoning facility, but no one uses it in religious matters." - Mark Twain

"(For songwriters) Development of your facility as a musician is also important." - Ryan Cayabyab

"Here are only numbers ratified; but, for the elegancy, facility, and golden cadence of poesy, caret." - William Shakespeare

"Knowledge, or verbal facility, is no proof that you know what you're talking about." - Terence Mckenna

"I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery." - Benjamin F Wade

"Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters." - Robert Englund

"Having a facility for language is an important part of being an author." - Elizabeth George

"Second, the facility at Guantanamo Bay is necessary to national security." - Jeff Miller

"Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way." - Michel De Montaigne

"The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language." - J Michael Straczynski

"We are a research center and treatment facility all under one roof." - Marlo Thomas

"Whoever the Lord is, he'd give us a facility. He's given you hands, legs and might so you use that facility to rise above the lowly status. Failing that, he gave you two good legs, just run like hell." - John Henrik Clarke

"I believe that we need to set conditions to close the detention facility at Guantanamo. This includes retaining the option to transfer detainees from this facility elsewhere... It is in the U.S.'s national security interest to do so." - Pete Visclosky

"Titles are like a magicians wand which circumscribe human facility and prevent us from living the lives of man." - Thomas Paine

"It will contribute towards one's object, who wishes to acquire a facility in the gaining of knowledge, to doubt judiciously." - Aristotle

"Those graces which from their presumed facility encourage all to attempt an imitation of them, are usually the most inimitable." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Just as stinginess is blameworthy so is the fault of facility in paying more for things than they are worth . . ." - Vincent de Paul

"The freedom to create is somehow linked with facility of access to those obscure regions below the conscious mind." - Loren Eiseley

"Baikida Carroll, whose balance of bravada and tenderness, facility and understatement mark him as a player to be reckoned with." - Jon Pareles

"Education must enable a man to become more efficient, to achieve with increasing facility the legitimate goals of his life." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I like to relish words and sentences, and phraseology, and there's not much facility for that [playing Maigret]." - Rowan Atkinson

"I am always amazed how much a certain facility with a special and apparently narrow technique can accomplish." - Stanislaw Ulam

"I think the more you do as an actor, the more facility you have to switch on and off." - Cate Blanchett

"Shakespeare's language does not require a British accent. It requires a facility with language, and that's all." - Joss Whedon

"Picasso was hugely innovative, and, wow, did he have facility, amazing ability, but I don't think he painted a masterpiece." - John Hurt

"My main idea was to create a sports facility for the basics. This is why I established the club." - Sergei Bubka

"I've always wanted a C trumpet on top, to have that same kind of facility without shouting." - Gerry Mulligan

"Wit in conversation is only a readiness of thought and a facility of expression, or a quick conception and an easy delivery." - Alexander Pope

"I'd always wanted to be a dramatic. Comedy comes more naturally to me. I can do it with more facility. So I feel more comfortable with it." - Woody Allen

"Probability but no truth, facility but no freedom-it is owing to these two fruits that the tree of knowledge cannot be confused with the tree of life." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In itself, the practice of deception is not particularly exacting; it is a matter of experience, of professional expertise, it is a facility most of us can acquire." - John Le Carre

"The male's difficulties in his sexual relations after marriage include a lack of facility, of ease, or of suavity in establishing rapport in a sexual situation." - Alfred Kinsey

"A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper." - John Pym

"In every branch of knowledge the progress is proportional to the amount of facts on which to build, and therefore to the facility of obtaining data." - James Clerk Maxwell

"We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blesses facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it." - Mark Twain

"A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behooves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper." - John Pym

"We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it." - Mark Twain

"It has been discovered that C++ provides a remarkable facility for concealing the trival details of a program - such as where its bugs are." - Robert D Keppel

"We've created the best indoor winter facility in the world. Having set that benchmark, it could inspire a whole new generation throughout the world." - Phil Taylor

"I also request that, starting today, you refer to me by my new name and use the feminine pronoun (except in official mail to the confinement facility)." - Chelsea Manning

"[The] liberty of divorce does not contribute to happiness and virtue. The facility of separation would destroy all mutual confidence, and inflame every trifling dispute . . ." - Edward Gibbon

"I was very interested in being a painter. I had facility, I had talent, and I loved painting and printmaking, and I was quite serious about it." - John Lithgow

"I've opened up my school in California in a beautiful facility on Ventura Boulevard. I'm always in heaven when I'm doing my classes." - Tasha Smith

"Wit in conversation is only a readiness of thought and a facility of expression, or (in the midwives' phrase) a quick conception, and an easy delivery." - Alexander Pope

"Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory." - Thomas Beecham

"Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation." - Walt Disney

"The public should always be notified as soon as possible in the event of a leak or other emergency at a nuclear facility." - Ken Calvert

"My goal is to make fine art, and fine art comes from the soul. If you have virtuosity and facility, you can take and create something of significance." - Richard Macdonald

"I have always made it a point to know our employees, to visit every facility of our company, and to try to meet and know every single employee." - Akio Morita

"We must stop criminalizing mental illness. It's a national tragedy and scandal that the L.A. County Jail is the biggest psychiatric facility in the United States." - Elyn Saks

"Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory." - Thomas Beecham

"The truth is in California you can't build a new manufacturing facility, and businesses are leaving in droves because of bad government policy." - Carly Fiorina

"I don't want to be a writer where all the characters sound the same. There's a facility in that kind of writing." - Richard Lagravenese

"Necessity, oftener than facility, has been the mother of invention; and the most prolific school of all has been the school of difficulty." - Samuel Smiles

"I didn't get at first put into a rehab facility; I got put in a adolescent psychiatric unit for my detox." - Jack Osbourne

"I can write orchestrations, but I can't sight-read music and play at the same time. I don't have enough facility." - Elvis Costello

"It is difficult to say why I decided I wanted to be an artist. Obviously, I had some facility, more than other people, but sometimes facility comes because one is more interested in looking at things, examining them, more interested in the visual world than other people are." - David Hockney

"Gay-Lussac was quick, lively, ingenious and profound, with great activity of mind and great facility of manipulation. I should place him at the head of all the living chemists in France." - Humphry Davy

"Facility is an obstacle to any creativeness. In any art form. You get a nice effect without effort, sometimes by accident, and you're satisfied; but there's nothing substantial underneath." - Lilli Palmer

"Practice, practice, practice in speaking before an audience will tend to remove all fear of audiences, just as practice in swimming will lead to confidence and facility in the water. You must learn to speak by speaking." - Dale Carnegie

"Projective geometry has opened up for us with the greatest facility new territories in our science, and has rightly been called the royal road to our particular field of knowledge." - Felix Klein

"The Analytical Engine, on the contrary, can either add, subtract, multiply or divide with equal facility; and performs each of these four operations in a direct manner, without the aid of any of the other three." - Ada Lovelace

"It is not ease, but effort-not facility, but difficulty, makes men. There is, perhaps, no station in life in which difficulties have not to be encountered and overcome before any decided measure of success can be achieved." - Samuel Smiles

"Since I had started to break down all my writing and get rid of all facility and try to make instead of describe, writing had been wonderful to do." - Ernest Hemingway

"The 20-G Centrifuge is our largest facility certified for use by humans. Its capabilities make it a unique NASA resource and a very versatile research tool that is ideal for developing health-maintenance activities for astronauts." - Jeff Smith

"It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved." - Samuel Smiles

"It is not ease, but effort - not facility, but difficulty, that makes men. There is, perhaps, no station in life in which difficulties have not to be encountered and overcome before any decided measure of success can be achieved." - Samuel Smiles

"Nothing is so difficult as the apparent ease of a clear and flowing style; those graces which, from their presumed facility, encourage all to attempt an imitation of them, are usually the most inimitable." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Tis well for old age that it is always accompanied with want of perception, ignorance, and a facility of being deceived. For should we see how we are used and would not acquiesce, what would become of us?" - Michel De Montaigne

"Habit in most cases hardens and encrusts by taking away the keener edge of our sensations: but does it not in others quicken and refine, by giving a mechanical facility and by engrafting an acquired sense?" - William Hazlitt

"The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning; it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together." - Eric Hoffer

"I'm not particularly invested in, nor do I really care about, photography in a general sense. It's a medium that's relatively ubiquitous, readily accessible, and that I have some facility with, so it makes sense for me to use it." - Walead Beshty

"To the size of the state there is a limit, as there is to plants, animals and implements, for none of these retain their facility when they are too large." - Aristotle

"We have an architect in the audience who designed one of clubhouses at one of the golf courses. It's a beautiful facility. It immediately was put to use. And Donald Trump wouldn't pay what the man needed to be paid." - Hillary Clinton

"I've never really acquired any facility for working on the computer, though one day I think I would like to. My generation just barely missed it, which I don't think is a good thing or a bad thing." - Michael Bierut

"Keeping this facility [Guantanamo prison] open is contrary to our values. It undermines our standing in the world. It is viewed as a stain on our broader record of upholding the highest standards of rule of law." - Audie Cornish

"Virtue refuses facility for her companion... the easy, gentle, and sloping path that guides the footsteps of a good natural disposition is not the path of true virtue. It demands a rough and thorny road." - Michel De Montaigne

"First I have tried to achieve the highest quality of technical facility possible so that I have at my fingertips the availability to create anything I want. Then I paint." - Audrey Flack

"The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing." - William Falconer

"I started in a research lab for TV cameras, then I worked at a tape duplication facility. That was the first introduction for me to recorded music and hi-fi." - Alan Parsons

"I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional Facility for what I pray to God will be forever." - Jack Carroll

"The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"When I was in high school, I was going to be a painter because I had a facility for painting. I could do it, but I didn't have anything to say in that medium." - Ellen Mclaughlin

"Manufacturing takes place in very large facilities. If you want to build a computer chip, you need a giant semiconductor fabrication facility. But nature can grow complex molecular machines using nothing more than a plant." - Ralph Merkle

"People rely on Wikipedia, and a lot of it is wrong. But because there it is on the Internet, they assume it's right. Rumor gets printed as fact. We may have lost our critical facility as a nation." - Ben Mezrich

"I'm going to go back to the Bay Area, this is my thing, and I'm just going to open my own school of baseball. Find a facility, find a place and just teach kids. That's what I want to do." - Barry Bonds

"The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities." - David Ricardo

"I fear we might be losing the basic human facility to be alone - and with that you throw out independent decision-making, what to trust, what not to trust; key stuff - a perilous loss." - Dylan Moran

"Of course I realize that photography is not the technical facility as much as it is the eye, and this decision that one makes for the moment at which you are going to snap, you know." - Ben Shahn

"It doesn't do much good to have a quality image, whether it's with the facility or whether it's with the merchandise, if you don't have real quality people taking care of your customers." - James Sinegal

"They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit." - Chinua Achebe

"We aren't using Guantanamo Bay anymore to take additional terrorists. That was the perfect facility to be able to use to extract information from people to keep the American people safe." - Michele Bachmann

"I'm just about the best singer I know, and it's time for everybody to say that. I have total facility with my voice. And for some weird reason, critics don't talk about it." - Daryl Hall

"In many previously classified documents relating to activities at the base, the words 'Area 51' are conveniently blacked out. There's always a euphemism for it - like 'the test facility' or 'the base' - but never 'Area 51.'" - Annie Jacobsen

"I don't really have a domestic inclination. Even my apartment has a semblance of a storage facility. It's just stacks, there are no bookshelves, just books and piles of stamp collections and weird little sewing and knitting projects." - Sufjan Stevens

"It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour." - Charles Sturt

"I don't think of Bush as a particularly angry person - if anything, he has a facility for not harboring grudges, for letting things roll off of his back after momentarily bristling." - Robert Draper

"What the people call eloquence is the facility some persons have of speaking alone and for a long time, aided by extravagant gestures, a loud voice, and powerful lungs." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Always have a book to read, instead of indulging in vain conversation. Strive to learn English....Remember this, that you cannot commit some loved sin in private, and perform the work of the ministry in public, with facility and acceptance." - Christmas Evans

"Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants." - Barack Obama

"I normally don't initiate conversations with guys unless they want to talk about certain things - when I'm at the facility, I'm there to play football. If you want to talk about the meaning of life, games, whatever, I'm more than happy to, but when I'm in that building, I'm being paid to play football. Conversely, when I'm not at the facility, that's my life to live." - Chris Kluwe

"Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience... The desire to escape or camouflage their unsatisfactory selves develops in the frustrated a facility for pretending - for making a show - and also a readiness to identify themselves wholly with an imposing spectacle." - Eric Hoffer

"There was no Marshall Plan for Harry Potter, no International Financing Facility for books about underage wizards. It is heartbreaking that global society has evolved a highly efficient way to get entertainment to rich adults and children, while it can't get twelve-cent medicine to dying poor children." - William Easterly

"In 1882 I was in Vienna, where I met an American whom I had known in the States. He said: 'Hang your chemistry and electricity! If you want to make a pile of money, invent something that will enable these Europeans to cut each others' throats with greater facility.'" - Hiram Maxim

"Although a man may lose a sense of his own importance when he is a mere unit among a busy throng, all utterly regardless of him, it by no means follows that he can dispossess himself, with equal facility, of a very strong sense of the importance and magnitude of his cares." - Charles Dickens

"When the bad stuff was really intense in my life, it was really what you would call writer's block. Your facility is just not as good because you feel so bad. I've heard of people right on the verge of suicide coming up with some of their best work. I wish I could think of an example, other than Van Gogh, perhaps!" - John Fogerty

"[The human mind] finds more facility in assenting to the self-existence of an invisible cause possessing infinite power, wisdom, and goodness, than in the self-existence of the universe, visibly destitute of these attributes, and which may be the effect of them." - James Madison

"By this unprincipled facility of changing the state as often, and as much, and in as many ways as there are floating fancies or fashions, the whole chain and continuity of the commonwealth would be broken. No one generation could link with the other. Men would become little better than the flies of a summer." - Edmund Burke

"The dramatic art would appear to be rather a feminine art; it contains in itself all the artifices which belong to the province ofwoman: the desire to please, facility to express emotions and hide defects, and the faculty of assimilation which is the real essence of woman." - Sarah Bernhardt

"It seems to me that education has a two-fold function to perform in the life of man and in society: the one is utility and the other is culture. Education must enable a man to become more efficient, to achieve with increasing facility the ligitimate goals of his life." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If then, Moses so distinctly announces that there is in us not only a faculty, but also a facility for keeping all commandments, why are we sweating so much? ... What need is there now of Christ or of Spirit? We have found a passage that asserts freedom of choice, but also distinctly teaches that the keeping of the commandments is easy." - Martin Luther

"The height and value of true virtue consists in the facility, utility, and pleasure of its exercise; so far from difficulty, that boys, as well as men, and the innocent as well as the subtle, may make it their own; and it is by order and good conduct, and not by force, that it is to be acquired." - Michel De Montaigne

"Unless a woman has a decided pleasure and facility in teaching, an honest knowledge of everything she professes to impart, a liking for children, and, above all, a strong moral sense of her responsibility towards them, for her to attempt to enroll herself in the scholastic order is absolute profanation." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"I'm getting less good at faking it. People in my family are noticing and asking what's wrong. My friends give me invitations to talk, to cry. I love them for their caring, but I want to run from it. I have lost their language, their facility with words that convey feelings. I am in new territory and feel like a foreigner in theirs." - Martha Manning

"The more progress physical sciences make, the more they tend to enter the domain of mathematics, which is a kind of centre to which they all converge. We may even judge the degree of perfection to which a science has arrived by the facility with which it may be submitted to calculation." - Adolphe Quetelet

"A writer/director is a tough thing to gauge when someone hasn't directed a movie before. You just don't know. Sometimes it will be a great script that's written beautifully, and then the director who has also written it does not have the facility to translate it." - Richard Ayoade

"In spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people who would shut up the human race upon this globe, we shall one day travel to the Moon, the planets, and the stars with the same facility, rapidity and certainty as we now make the ocean voyage from Liverpool to New York." - Jules Verne

"Dave Rocha is a modern player out of the hard-bop tradition, with a beautiful sound and tremendous facility on the horn. You can hear the influence of Clifford Brown, Lee Morgan and others in his playing, but Dave has his own voice, and it's a nice one!" - Dan Feiszli

"But just [proposing the standard] puts companies on notice that if you're looking to construct a new natural-gas or coal facility, you really need to pay attention to these. This is what they should be designing new facilities toward as soon as this proposal hits the streets." - Gina Mccarthy

"I am very pleased to see this project moving ahead. The Hamilton Airport serves as an international gateway to south-western Ontario. This new facility will allow the airport to expand its air cargo business and help strengthen the local economy. This is another example of Ontario's commitment to public infrastructure that contributes to long-term growth for the region." - Ted McMeekin

"I'm pleased to see the progress made on the Windsor Regional Hospital project. This is an important project for our community in terms of the stimulus it is providing to the local economy and the vital role the new facility will play in providing state-of-the-art health care and treatment to Windsor residents." - Sandra Pupatello

"Wealth and speed are what the world admires, what each pursues. Railways, express mails, steamships and every possible facility for communications are the achievement in which the civilized world view and revels, only to languish in mediocrity by that very fact. Indeed, the effect of this diffusion is to spread the culture of the mediocre." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"One is born to be a dancer. No teacher can work miracles, nor will years of training make a good dancer of an untalented pupil. One may be able to acquire a certain technical facility, but no one can ever 'acquire an exceptional talent.' I have never prided myself on having an unusually gifted pupil. A Pavlova is no one's pupil but God's." - George Balanchine

"I'm dazzled by your facility. In ten days you"ll have written six stories! I do' understand it... I'm like one of those old aqueducts: there's so much rubbish cogging up the banks of my thought that it flows slowly, and only spills from the end of my pen drop by drop." - Gustave Flaubert

"Unless a woman has a decided pleasure and facility in teaching, an honest knowledge of everything she professes to impart, a liking for children, and, above all, a strong moral sense of her responsibility towards them, for her to attempt to enroll herself in the scholastic order is absolute profanation." - Dinah Craik

"The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality, in its exquisite adaptation to the human heart, in the facility with which its scheme accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect, in the consolation which it bears to the house of mourning, in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"It is true that I was denied access to a facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, because I never got in. I can't tell you what was inside. We both know about the rumors concerning a captured UFO and crew members. I have never seen what I would call a UFO, but I have intelligent friends who have." - Barry Goldwater

"We have taken a major step forward in providing a new high quality education facility at Longbridge. Not only will the new Bournville College shape Birmingham's learning environment, it will also form the first phase of the new Longbridge town centre and, therefore, represents a milestone in a new future for Longbridge." - Mike Murray

"By the time I am nearing the end of a story, the first part will have been reread and altered and corrected at least one hundred and fifty times. I am suspicious of both facility and speed. Good writing is essentially rewriting. I am positive of this." - Roald Dahl

"Millions of Americans have contributed to building a stronger Israel; I've been proud to be one of them. Last year, I went to Jerusalem to help dedicate in my father's name a new MDA medical facility which treats people of all faiths and all nationalities absolutely equally." - Michael Bloomberg

"I'm pleased to see the progress made on the Windsor Regional Hospital project. This is an important project for our community in terms of the stimulus it is providing to the local economy and the vital role the new facility will play in providing state-of-the-art health care and treatment to Windsor residents." - Sandra Pupatello

"What I've found is that a lot of soldiers are surprisingly apolitical. Their reality is, "Today I'm going to leave the gate for twelve hours, and I'm going to make it back to the dining facility by sundown with the arms and legs of me and my buddies intact."" - Henry Rollins

"It is not brilliance or facility that is necessary, but the determination to bear and even enjoy the dull process of wading into one's own bad prose again, and one more time, and then once again, with the utmost concentration and taste, looking for opportunities to mine deeper." - Stewart O'Nan

"The problem right now, which I've been pointing out very bluntly to American officials in Washington, is that the U.S. has no economic presence in Afghanistan. The Afghans can't point and say, "Oh, the Americans built that road. They built that telecommunications facility. They built that electricity powerhouse," because nothing has been built so far." - Ahmed Rashid

"When we remember presidents who didn't fulfill their promises - for instance George H.W. Bush saying no new taxes or Barack Obama saying he would close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay - we remember those because they're the exceptions, not the rule." - Evan Osnos

"I have heard Ori Kam on several occasions over the last few years and have always been deeply impressed with his playing. He possesses a rare combination of musical talent, technical facility, intelligence, and charisma, and he is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary young artists I have heard in recent years." - Daniel Barenboim

"Using virtual world, a scientist in Japan can conduct an experiment using a special facility in California, watching the entire thing via a live stream - and possibly controlling the experimental equipment remotely. We can use that same kind of technology to control a robot on Mars." - Annalee Newitz

"In a sense these are questions that most people ask themselves to some extent. They become philosophical when asked with a persistence and rigour that pushes past conventional or evasive answers. It's nothing to do with acquiring a technical facility in an academic discipline." - George Pattison

"Perhaps I am better prepared to create a certain amount of integrity in the character because I know so much about the parts of those universes. So perhaps it goes hand in hand, and I don't shy away from it certainly. I think I have a great facility for it, so it seems to work." - Phil Morris

"In all probability I'll lose my virility And you your fertility And desirability, And this liability Of total sterility Will lead to hostility And a sense of futility, So let's act with agility While we still have facility, For we'll soon reach senility And lose the ability." - Tom Lehrer

"A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the unsolved ones." - Abraham Lincoln

"Perhaps there is nothing so generally remarkable in the conduct of young ladies in the phase of life of which we are now speaking as the facility, - it may almost be said audacity, - with which they do make up their minds." - Anthony Trollope



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