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William Shenstone Quotes: Many persons, when exalted, assume an insolent humility, who behaved before with an insolent haughtiness.
         

Many persons, when exalted, assume an insolent humility, who behaved before with an insolent haughtiness.


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A statue in a garden is to be considered as one part of a scene or landscape.



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