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  • A little grimly he perceived that this had been his last despairing fling before the paralyzed contentment of middle-age.
  • In this they were like the ruling-class of any other country, particularly of Great Britain, but they differed in being more vigorous and in actually trying to produce the accepted standards which all classes, everywhere, desire, but usually despair of realizing.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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