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We talked of living in the country . ... They talk in France of the felicity of men and women living together : the truth is , that there the men are not higher than the women , they know no more than the women do , and they are not ...
Talking of a recent seditious delinquent , he said , “ They should set him in the pillory , that he may be punished in a way ... I said something in their favour ; and added , that I was always sorry , when he talked on that subject .
No sooner did he , of whom we had been thus talking so easily , arrive , than we were all as quiet as a school upon ... as much talked of , but that is owing to its being now more distant , and people having other writings to talk of .
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