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Topic: An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels...
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:21:26 AM
Daemon wrote:
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.

Jane Austen (1775-1817)


Yeah. Why men are void of such sublime feelings?
Topic: On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:10:35 PM
Daemon wrote:
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)


Yeah, it's a relief to meet someone after such harrowing experience... The question is how to find its outskirts?
Topic: On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:09:05 PM
Ursus Minor wrote:
Daemon wrote:
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)



And what did she mean?


Help is coming... All you need is perseverance and luck.
Topic: Quotation, n.: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:08:51 AM
Daemon wrote:
Quotation, n.: the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


Yeah. That's exactly what makes it so funny and interesting...
Topic: Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:14:59 PM
Daemon wrote:
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.

Jane Austen (1775-1817)


Then what is becoming for excessive solicitude? Only nakedness, I guess...
Topic: Alliance, n.: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others'...
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:40:55 PM
Daemon wrote:
Alliance, n.: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others' pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


It is true – too true – to be funny...
Topic: Give a girl an education, and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well,...
Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 9:58:05 AM
Daemon wrote:
Give a girl an education, and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.

Jane Austen (1775-1817)


Yeah, it was a generous bet... And who was ultimately winning on this bet?
Topic: Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good...
Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:05:24 PM
Daemon wrote:
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.

Francis Bacon (1561-1626)


Yeah. Tone of speech is just as important as its substance...
Topic: Riot, n.: A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.
Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:58:59 AM
Daemon wrote:
Riot, n.: A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


Thus as it is written, it is only half of all entertainment...
Topic: I'm not a bit changed—not really. I'm only just pruned down and branched out. The real me—back here—is just the same.
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 11:43:32 AM
Daemon wrote:
I'm not a bit changed—not really. I'm only just pruned down and branched out. The real me—back here—is just the same.

Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)


Is it really so bad – to be changed a bit?

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