The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instincts often remain in the undeveloped condition of their earlier days. Something showy and not-too-expensive in a shop is their only conception of the ideal gift.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart.
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