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Phillis Wheatley Quotes: The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.
         

The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.


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Remember, Christians, Negroes, black as Cain, /May be refin'd and join th' angelic train.

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