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  • How I detest them.
  • Where people are really attached, poverty itself is wealth; grandeur I detest: I would not settle in London for the universe.
  • Catherine trembled at the emphasis with which he spoke, and sat pale and breathless, in a most humble mood, concerned for his children, and detesting old chests; and the general, recovering his politeness as he looked at her, spent the rest of his time in scolding his daughter for so foolishly hurrying her fair friend, who was absolutely out of breath from haste, when there was not the least occasion for hurry in the world: but Catherine could not at all get over the double distress of…

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  • She detests politicians who make promises they don’t keep.
  • I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.
    Voltaire

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