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Joseph Addison Quotes: Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.
         

Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.


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