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William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair Quotes: The moral world has no particular objection to vice, but an insuperable repugnance to hearing vice called by its proper name.
         

The moral world has no particular objection to vice, but an insuperable repugnance to hearing vice called by its proper name.


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